A woman in New York was walking down the street when a man randomly sucker punched her in the face. Now police are looking for the man who immediately fled the scene.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) has identified the victim as a 27-year-old female who was crossing a street in Brooklyn when she was suddenly approached by a man and struck across the face. In a video provided by the NYPD, the woman is seen falling to the ground as the man quickly turns and walks away.
According to police, the woman suffered pain to her head, but still managed to drive herself to a nearby hospital.
The incident took place on Saturday, March 9, and as of March 21, police have yet to identify the assailant. More surveillance footage from inside of a store in the vicinity of the attack was provided to police. They are now asking that people keep an eye out for the individual described as a 5’10” black man, approximately 40 years old, with black facial hair. He was last seen wearing a navy blue sweatshirt with the word “Yale” stitched across the front.
Anyone with information in regard to this assault is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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