NYPD: Parks Department employee assaulted with folding chair at Brownsville pool

A Parks Department employee was assaulted on the job at the Betsey Head Pool in Brownsville.

News 12 Staff

Aug 7, 2022, 10:09 PM

Updated 677 days ago

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A Parks Department employee was assaulted on the job at the Betsey Head Pool in Brownsville.
Police say the 38-year-old female victim was approached from behind and repeatedly bashed over the head with a metal folding chair by a man who then fled the scene.
They responded to a call reporting the assault at 8 a.m. and found her with head injuries.
The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where she is in stable condition.
Police are still searching for the suspect.
The Parks Department are cooperating with the NYPD and released a statement describing the assault as “appalling.”


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