DeLand police looking for information on man who attacked 81-year-old

Anyone with information asked to contact DeLand Police Department

The DeLand Police Department is attempting to identify a person of interest wanted for an aggravated battery case. (DeLand Police Department)

DELAND, Fla. – DeLand police are looking to figure out the identity of a man who attacked an 81-year-old inside a business.

According to a news release, the incident occurred on Sept. 11 at a downtown DeLand business. Police released a surveillance photo, seen above, of the attacker.

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The victim suffered a cut on his head as a result of the attack, officers said.

Investigators said they do not know why the 81-year-old man was attacked.

Anyone who recognizes the person of interest is asked to call DeLand police at 386-626-7433.


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