WWII veteran attacked outside hospital after visiting ailing wife

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CINCINNATI —A World War II veteran is in the hospital after he was attacked in the parking lot of Good Samaritan Hospital while visiting his sick wife.

According to WLWT, 86-year-old veteran Paul Browning was walking to the car after visiting his ailing 89-year-old wife in the hospital when he was beaten up by an attacker.

Police say the attacker Craig Phelps, 30, punched the war vet continuously, pushed him to the ground and tried to steal his wallet.

After Browning refused to give up his wallet, the attacker suddenly helped the man up, apologized and told him he thought he was someone else.

Family say after their grandfather drove home after being attacked.

Browning was later admitted to the hospital for his injuries after doctors detected an irregular heartbeat. He is scheduled for surgery Wednesday morning but the family said doctors are unclear if the attack caused the heart issue.

Phelps was arrested and is…

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