NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help finding a man they say hit a 75-year-old man the back of the head with a brick in an unprovoked attacked.
It happened on Christmas Day at 3 p.m. at Lenox Avenue and West 145th Street, police said.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations: 'I Never Touched Anyone Inappropriately'
Police say the victim was walking down the street when the suspect came up behind him and hit in the head with a brick.READ MORE: Road To Reopening: New York City Arts And Entertainment Venues Allowed To Reopen At 33% Capacity Beginning April 2
The victim was rushed to a hospital where he was treated for a cut on his head.
Police say the attack was unprovoked and no words were exchanged between the two prior to the attack.MORE NEWS: Caught On Camera: Asian Man Brutally Beaten At Lower East Side Subway Station
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.