Police Seek Suspect in Central Park Attack That Left Man in Critical Condition

Police are looking for the man depicted in the drawing and surveillance image above for an attack on the east side of Central Park last month. The police description is below.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 1430 hours at East Drive at East 106th Street inside of Central Park, a 53-year-old male victim was walking with a female acquaintance when an unidentified male approached from behind and struck the victim in the head with an unknown object. The male fled on a bicycle out of the park towards Madison Ave. The victim sustained a laceration to the back of the head and was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers 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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