NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a man was attacked in the West Village in what appears to be a hate crime.
It happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday in front of 170 West 4th St.
The suspect yelled anti-gay remarks and then pushed the 32-year-old victim from behind, causing him to fall and hit his head on the window frame of a building, police said.
The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Beth Israel, where he was treated and released for a cut to his head.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, visit the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.