By Daniel Krieger
On Tuesday, September 9 [not August 9 as was originally stated by the police] at 11:10am, a 27-year-old man was walking east in front of 13 West 65th Street when he was assaulted by a man without provocation, who reportedly struck him with a closed fist repeatedly in his right ear as well as his right eye, causing multiple facial fractures. The suspect then left the scene on foot. The victim received treatment at Mount Sinai West hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.
“The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the whereabouts of the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photos in connection with the assault.”
Police said the suspect was “described as a male, approximately in his 30’s, medium skin complexion, medium build, black hair, facial hair and last seen wearing a white t-shirt, khaki pants and black sneakers.”
Anyone with information regarding this incident can 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 https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.