Police: Suspect flees after punching man in the face

Officials say a 64-year-old man had a dispute with the suspect. According to police, the suspect then was seen on camera choking, slapping and punching the victim’s face and torso.

News 12 Staff

Aug 10, 2021, 10:36 AM

Updated 976 days ago

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Police are searching for an individual they say is connected to an assault in the 83rd Precinct.
News 12 is told the incident happened on Monday, Aug. 2 near Eldert Street and Wyckoff Avenue. 
Officials say a 64-year-old man had a dispute with the suspect. According to police, the suspect then was seen on camera choking, slapping and punching the victim’s face and torso. 
The suspect fled southbound on Wyckoff Avenue in a red Mercedes-Benz. 
The victim was taken to Wyckoff Hospital for swelling and bruising to his face and torso. 
Anyone with information is asked to called Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS


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