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WATCH: Homeless good Samaritan tackles suspect after elderly women assaulted

NEW YORK (WFLA/CNN) - A homeless man is being hailed a hero after he stopped a man suspected of attacking two elderly women in New York on Mother's Day morning.

In surveillance video, a woman is seen pulling a shopping cart alongside another woman who was using a cane. A man walks towards them and attacks them without warning.

The perpretrator was quickly confronted by a good Samaritan who witnessed the attack. The man chased down the suspected attacker and tackled him.

The good Samaritan, whose identity has not been revealed, allegedly said he was homeless.

One of the women suffered a head injury, but has since been recovered. 

The suspect was arrested and charged with two counts of assault. 


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