Cops are looking for a guy who allegedly shouted anti-white statements before punching a man in the face.

NYPD

Victim: Attacker called white people ‘devils’ before punching me like Mike Tyson

October 18, 2018 - 9:20 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is investigating an attack on a man outside Ray's Pizza on East 138th Street in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx on October 6.

It might have been a hate crime.

Cops say 60-year-old Chris Bilcik, a registered nurse, was harassed by a man who pointed at him and said 'how white people are the devils of the world.'

"You're a white boy, you're not a man." Bilcik recalls the man saying.

Bilcik has lived in the neighborhood for 20 years. He said the man tried to block the door.

"In a split-second, he did a Mike Tyson punch to my face, right to my eye socket and to my nose," he said.

As Bilcik was punched so hard in the face as he left the pizzeria, that his eye socket cracked and a vessel in his eye burst. Bilcik said blood was gushing from his eye, but no one helped as he begged someone to call 911.

He told NBC4 he don't let the attack keep him from living his life.

"I'm not going to live in fear, I'm going to be aware of my surroundings," he said.

Cops are still looking for the suspect described as black with a beard, 5'10", wearing a black baseball cap, gray sweatpants, and a waist-length jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA.