Homeless man tackles suspect after elderly women assaulted in New York

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NEW YORK (KRON/CNN) – A homeless man is a hero after he stopped another man who attacked two elderly women.

The assault happened on Mother’s Day and was caught on a surveillance camera.

You can see two women, both in their 70s, walking down the street when a man suddenly attacks them without warning. But in an instant, he is confronted by another man who witnessed the attack. 

He chases the suspect down and tackles him.

The two women were left dazed. One suffered a head injury but has since recovered.

The Good Samaritan’s name has not been released.

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

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