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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. 

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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.

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