NYPD video shows assault on Manhattan clothing store; suspect still on the run

HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan – A man is wanted after repeatedly beating a 68-year-old man on November 20, police said Tuesday.

The victim got into a verbal argument with the suspect around 5:55 p.m., when the two were both inside a store on West 42 Street. Police said the suspect then transformed the physical argument by repeatedly hitting the victim.

The NYPD released video of the attack on Tuesday.

(Credit: NYPD)

The victim suffered bleeding and swelling of the head, police said. He was treated at a nearby hospital for his injuries.

The suspect fled in a taxi, police said. He was last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap, black hooded jacket, red Nike shirt, blue jeans and black boots. The suspect also has a beard and a tattoo on his right hand, police said.

Send advice to the police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting Crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, by downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app or texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. Spanish speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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