By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Call it a sign of the times – a bad sign.

Surveillance video captures a suspect bashing a Chinatown deli employee with a “wet floor” sign.

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It happened Jan. 24 at around 2:15 a.m. inside a deli at 52 Canal Street.

Details about the incident are scarce – police would only say the suspect and employee were involved in a dispute, which escalated into the attack.

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Police say the suspect took off in a black BMW.

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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