NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say a Good Samaritan was punched in the face after confronting a man for breaking into a car in Brooklyn.
The 28-year-old woman spotted the suspect around 5:15 p.m. on Nov. 8 near Harman Street and Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick.READ MORE: Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo Charged With Misdemeanor Forcible Touching
Police said he shattered the window of a 2017 Jeep and took several items from the backseat.READ MORE: Inside Look At 9 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn's First 'Supertall' Skyscraper
When the woman confronted the suspect, he allegedly grabbed her and punched her in the face several times before running off.
Police said the man was last seen wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, dark baseball cap and black and white sneakers.MORE NEWS: Student, 14, Arrested With Loaded Handgun At Brooklyn High School
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting 274637.