Man Wanted for Punching Senior in Front of Citarella

Police say the man pictured above is wanted in connection with an assault that took place last month on the Upper West Side.

According to the report, the suspect and a 70-year-old man engaged in a verbal dispute on Wednesday, August 16 at about 3:15 p.m. in front of 2135 Broadway at 75th Street, the address of Citarella.

The suspect then punched the 70-year-old man in the face before fleeing westbound on West 75th Street.

The victim sought medical attention by private means and is listed in stable condition.

The NYPD describes the male suspect as about 5’10” with a medium complexion, athletic build, long hair, a beard, and numerous tattoos. He was last seen wearing a black tank top, light colored shorts, and light colored sneakers.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to 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 Crime Stoppers website or by sending a direct message to @NYPDTips on Twitter.


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