A grand jury in the Chemung County Court indicted Cooper J. Graham Jr. of Elmira of robbery and physically attacking the man while attempting to rob him.
Court documents revealed the incident occurred on June 14, 2019. Documents also said Graham pushed the victim down a flight of stairs and then punched him in the face and body.
The attack caused fractures to the nose and above the eyes.
Graham is also accused of resisting arrest when police arrived at the scene.