By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is searching for a suspect accused in a brick attack.

Police said it happened on East 47th Street and Third Avenue around 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

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The suspect allegedly hit a 51-year-old woman in the back of the head with a brick. (credit: NYPD)

The man allegedly ran up behind a 51-year-old woman and hit her in the back of the head with a brick, according to investigators.

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The woman suffered cuts to the back of her head, but is expected to recover.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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