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Suspect sought for pushing traffic officer to the ground in Brooklyn over a ticket: NYPD | amNewYork

Suspect sought for pushing traffic officer to the ground in Brooklyn over a ticket: NYPD

Screenshot via video courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a man who assaulted a traffic officer just after Thanksgiving in Brooklyn.

According to police, at 2:45 p.m. on Nov. 27 an unknown man illegally parked in from of 5804 5th Avenue. When the 72-year-old male Traffic Enforcement Agent attempted to write the suspect a summons, the suspect pushed the agent to the ground.

The suspect then fled the scene in a gray Nissan Rogue southbound on 5th Avenue. The victim suffered pain and bruising to his back and was taken by EMS to NYU Langone Hospital/Brooklyn in stable condition.

Police recently released surveillance footage depicting the incident:

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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