FT LAUDERDALE (CBMiami) – A Dania Beach man is in critical condition after he was severely beaten in front of a Walgreens store on the Fourth of July.READ MORE: Grandmother Fatally Shot By Publix Gunman Timothy Wall 'May Have Helped Prevent An Even Worse Tragedy'
Security video from the store on Federal Highway at Stirling Road shows Anthony DePaul, 68, exchange words with a man accompanied by a child near the entrance around 7:30 p.m.READ MORE: What Will Post-Pandemic Life Look Like? Futurist Bruce Turkel Has Some Ideas
It appears as though the other man tells the young boy to step to a side and proceeds to punch DePaul several times, knocking him back onto the ground. The man then left in what appeared to be a red or copper colored two-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac, that had a sunroof and tinted windows.
Witnesses rushed over to an unconscious DePaul and called for help. He was taken to the hospital where he’s being treated for a broken jaw and bleeding in the brain.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade Once Again Accepting Applications For Rent Relief
Anyon with information on the attack is urged to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.