The NYPD is looking for a suspect who hit a man with a chair in the East Village.
According to police, at 6:20 p.m. on Nov. 15 a 61-year-old building manager attempted to remove three unknown individuals from the building vestibule, located in the vicinity of East 15th Street and 1st Avenue, who were smoking alleged marijuana. One person proceeded to pick up a chair and used it to hit the building manager in the head.
The suspects then fled the location in an unknown direction. The victim suffered serious injuries to his head and was taken by paramedics to Beth Israel Hospital in stable condition.
The NYPD released photos and a video of the suspect taken from nearby surveillance footage:
Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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.