NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 73-year-old man is recovering after being attacked in Hell’s Kitchen.
Surveillance video shows the victim being knocked to the ground.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
It happened Saturday morning just before 9 a.m. on West 47th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues.READ MORE: NYPD Enlists Volunteers For Citywide Graffiti Cleanup Initiative
Police say a man ran up to the victim and punched him in the chest before taking off.
The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition.MORE NEWS: 3-Year-Old Child Killed In Hartford Shooting
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.