NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The suspect accused of randomly attacking actor Rick Moranis on the Upper West Side in October has been arrested.

The incident happened on Oct. 1 on Central Park West near West 70th Street.

Security video shows a man walk past Moranis and punch him in the head, knocking the 67-year-old actor to the ground.

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At the time, Moranis’ management team said he was fine and grateful for everyone’s thoughts and well wishes.

Police released a picture of the suspect and offered a reward.

The NYPD says 35-year-old suspect Marquis Ventura was arrested Saturday after an NYPD Transit sergeant spotted him.


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Comments (3)
  1. CYRUS says:

    We should not neglect to add that he allegedly has had 5 felony arrests I believe at some point society has to just say enough . Tougher sentencing for repeat, chronic offenders is necessary.

    1. Ed says:

      could not agree more – twenty years or how about 3 strikes (in this case 5) and you’re out

  2. joine says:

    I get paid more than $120 to $130 per hour for working online. I heard about this job 3 months ago and after joining this i have earned easily $15k from this without having online working skills. This is what I do…………>>

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