A 67-year-old Merrick man died after being pushed to the ground by a robber in Brooklyn on Wednesday night and now NYPD investigators are searching for the suspect, authorities said.

A police spokesman said Jesus Morales was found suffering from head injuries on 18th Street near the corner of 5th Avenue in Park Slope at 7:15 p.m.

The victim was taken to Lutheran Medical Center, where he later died.

A police spokesman said the robber stole credit cards and a black suitcase-type bag.

Police sources tell the Press that Morales worked for a travel agency.

Witnesses told police the robber was wearing a black ski mask and all black clothing.


No arrests have been made in the investigation, which is continuing.


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