By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for the suspect behind an apparently unprovoked attack in Hell’s Kitchen.

It happened on West 47th Street between Ninth and Tenth avenues just before 9 p.m. on April 3.

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(credit: NYPD)

Investigators said the suspect ran up to a 73-year-old man, punched him in the chest, then kept on running.

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The force of the blow knocked the victim to the ground. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, police said.

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Anyone with 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