Man sought for assaulting, robbing construction worker in Queens

Posted at 2:55 PM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-06 19:41:59-04

HOLLISWOOD, Queens — Police are looking for the man who allegedly assaulted a construction worker while he was on the job.

The 48-year-old man was working at a construction site along Palermo and 193 streets in Holliswood Monday afternoon when he was punched in the face.

The alleged attacker took the victim’s phone and fled the scene, police said.

The victim sustained minor injuries, but refused medical attention, police said.

Video surveillance shows the alleged attacker at the scene.

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