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Cops seek attacker who slugged man in the face inside Brooklyn bar

Posted: 1:07 AM, Dec 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-27 07:34:47-05

BRIGHTON BEACH, Brooklyn – Police are looking for a man who assaulted another man inside a bar in Brooklyn, police said.

Police say the man pictured attacked a 29-year-old man inside The Velvet Rope at 3212 Coney Island Avenue on December 17. (Photo: NYPD)

Police say the man pictured attacked a 29-year-old man inside The Velvet Rope at 3212 Coney Island Avenue on December 17. (Photo: NYPD)

The culprit punched a 29-year-old in the face and hit him on the head with an unknown object at the Velvet Rope on Coney Island Avenue, at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 17, NYPD said.

The victim suffered cuts to his head and was taken to a hospital.

Surveillance video provided by police shows the attacker during the violent exchange.

The attacker is described as being about 50 years old and 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a light-colored long sleeved shirt.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).