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Video: Dad, daughter attacked at Washington Heights deli

Washington Heights assault
Posted at 5:37 PM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-23 17:47:12-04

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhatan — A group beat a man and his daughter in a Washington Heights deli, knocking the dad out, police said Thursday.

The 22-year-old daughter was punched, kicked and struck in the head with beer bottles inside the Amsterdam Avenue store on July 7 around 11:15 p.m., officials said. Video shows an attacker open a fridge and grab a beer bottle during the assault.

Attackers knocked the 41-year-old dad to the ground where he was kicked repeatedly.

The group took a 39-year-old woman's cell phone when she tried to call police.

Emergency medical services rushed the dad to the hospital for treatment. His daughter was treated at the scene.

Police have asked for help finding several people in connection with the attack: 21-year-old Devonte Phillips, 22-year-old Tyquan Dupont and 26-year-old Tyrone Lawrence.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, 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).