Elderly Man Attacked Trying to Help Woman

Updated: 03/12/2014 7:20 PM
Created: 03/12/2014 6:59 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- An elderly Rochester man is recovering after he intervened in a domestic assault and was attacked.

Police say the 76-year-old good samaritan saw Michael Bunnell, of Rochester, dragging a woman into his car near the Crossroads Hy-Vee in Rochester. When the elderly man tried to break it up, authorities say Bunnell punched him.

The man was taken to the hospital. Bunnell is facing an assault charge.