The assault occurred at 6:30 p.m. last night, at the corner of West 55th Street and 9th Avenue. Police say, "The suspect punched the victim in the face with a closed fist causing the victim to fall to the ground. The victim struck his head on the pavement and sustained a serious head injury."
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Police describe the suspect as being in his 30s, approximately 5'10" tall, weighing 170 lbs., with curly blonde hair. He last seen wearing gray sneakers and a turquoise t-shirt and blue shorts.
Anyone with information in regards to this assault is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers website is WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or Texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.