VIDEO: Man slams 73-year-old to the ground on sidewalk

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Police are looking for this man in connection with an assault on a 73-year-old man in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan on April 3, 2021, according to the NYPD (Credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK — A man was caught on video slamming a 73-year-old man to the ground on a Manhattan sidewalk on Saturday, police said.

The assault happened around 8:50 a.m. on West 47th Street, near 10th Avenue, in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, according to the NYPD.

Surveillance video showed the victim walking next to a railing when the suspect ran at him, punched him in the chest and knocked him to the ground.

The suspect then ran off, heading east on West 47th Street toward Ninth Avenue, police said. 

The victim was taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries in stable condition, police said.

Authorities described the suspect as about 28 to 30 years old; 5’10” tall; and 150-160 pounds.

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