Police say a 100-year-old Longmont man who was attacked on the side of Main Street last month has died.
Longmont Police responded to a report of the attack on October 25 in the 2200 block of Main Street. The man was pushed from behind, causing him to fall into a parked vehicle and then to the ground. He was taken to the hospital the same day. According to the police, he died today.
According to police reports, the man was said to be a World War II veteran. Robin Erickson, communications and marketing manager for the Longmont Public Safety Department, was unable to confirm today whether this was accurate.
According to a press release, the man told a bystander that he was pushed from behind and fell into a parked car and then fell to the ground. The person with limited vision said that the person who pushed him was wearing blue checkered patterned pants. A witness described seeing a black man aged 40 to 50 in the general area wearing black pants with blue squares, the release said.
The cause and manner of death of the person will be determined by the Boulder County Coroner’s Office. Their name will be issued by the coroner’s office.
Longmont officials have been investigating the matter since the attack. Police have spoken to people in area businesses and for anyone who has video of the attack or witnesses, contact Longmont Police Detective Cody Clark at 303-774-4392 and reference case number 21-8933 saying.