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78-year-old woman punched in the head in Bushwick, NYPD says

78-year-old woman attacked in Bushwick, NYPD says
Posted at 5:38 PM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 17:38:19-04

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — A 78-year-old woman was punched in the head in Bushwick earlier this month, police said Friday, with the suspect still at large.

Police are asking the public to help identify the man, who was seen on surveillance video punching the woman in the head in front of 835 Broadway on June 10 at 5:15 p.m. He fled to an unknown location following the attack.

Although she was in pain, the victim refused medical treatment following the incident, police said.

According to police, the man is about 5 feet 9 inches tall with a medium build and short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a black long sleeve shirt, green pants and black shoes.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).