NYPD seek man accused of punching 70-year-old woman in the head

Kimberly Dole
January 22, 2020 - 8:55 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police released video early Thursday of a man wanted in connection to an assault that occurred in Brooklyn against a 70-year-old woman.

Officials say that on Jan. 16, at approximately 5:15 p.m., the suspect punched a 70-year-old woman in the back of the head outside of 148 Parkside Avenue.

The blow caused her to fall to the ground, police say.

The suspect fled the scene eastbound.

Authorities say there was no exchange or interaction prior to the assault.

The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

Police urge anyone with information to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.

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