Man pushed into tree, suspect sought

November 19, 2015 Editorial Staff
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Cops are looking to identify the person, they say, assaulted a man on Monday, November 16 within the confines of the 61st Precinct.

According to police, the 60-year-old victim was walking near East 16th Street and Kings Highway when, at around 4 p.m., an unknown white man pushed him. He then fell into a tree, injuring his left ear.

The suspect–who was last seen wearing a gray sweatsuit–fled southbound on East 16th Street.

The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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