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Police Search For Two Men Accused Of Beating Elderly Couple

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) —  A South Florida man is asking for the community’s help to find two men who brutally beat up his elderly parents at their Northwest Miami home Saturday.

Surveillance cameras caught part of the crime.

The victims’ son said his 68-year old mother suffered a devastating head injury and is in coma in critical condition.

Surveillance cameras were rolling outside the home of Jesus Alvarez senior  when he came home Saturday.

As he went to close the gates to his Northwest Miami home the cameras show a man attacking him from behind, punching him and then seconds later a second man walks up.

Jesus Junior said the beating went on for 10 minutes and his father was bound, gagged, and robbed of at least $700 dollars.

He just got out of the hospital and bears the evidence of the beating on his bruised face.

“They hit him mainly on the face,” said their son, Jesus Alvarez Jr.

Jesus Junior’s mother, Miriam remains hospitalized.

Surveillance cameras show the thieves walking into the house then walking out.

A short time later Miriam Alvarez walked outside to see what’s going on and the cameras capture her being hit as well.

“They punched her once. they punched her in the face and she lost consciousness and fell back and hit her like a pinball,” said Alvarez Jr.

Jesus Junior said his father has owned several businesses in the past and is well-known and well liked in the community. No one can understand why anyone would attack his father and mother.

“I don’t know what to do. If somebody hears something or knows something, think about your mom and dad,” said Alvarez Jr.

Alvarez Jr. said his 97-year old grandfather was also in the house at the time of the attack.He was not hurt.

If you have any information call Miami-Dade County Crimestoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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