UPDATE: Police identify 2 suspects who beat up elderly man on MCTS bus
Updated: 8:19 a.m. on January 15, 2020
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- West Allis Police say both suspects have been identified.
The investigation is ongoing.
Posted: 3:53 p.m. on January 13, 2020
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police are looking to track down two people who beat up an elderly man on a Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) near 65th and Greenfield.
The incident happened on Dec. 28, around 8:30 p.m.
West Allis police say a man and woman struck, kicked and strangled the elderly victim. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Authorities noted the incident occurred after an altercation between the elderly man and two suspects. Police say it was an isolated incident.
Police describe one suspect as a black male, about 25-35 years of age, about 5’10” tall, heavy set, and last seen wearing black/white checkered pants and a black short sleeved t-shirt. Police say he was heard saying that he is currently on parole.
Police describe the second suspect as a black female, 20-35 years of age, about 5'07" tall, about 195 pounds, and last seen wearing wearing black/white yoga pants, black boots, and a black zip-up hoodie.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Lori Belli (414) 302-8094 or remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers at (414) 476-CASH.