By CBSNewYork Team

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.

(credit: NYPD)

It happened on Christmas Day at 3 p.m. at Lenox Avenue and West 145th Street, police said.

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Police say the victim was walking down the street when the suspect came up behind him and hit in the head with a brick.

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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.

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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.

CBSNewYork Team