Cops are looking for a suspect who assaulted a man with autism in Brooklyn last week.
According to police, at 6:30 p.m. on July 11 the victim, aged 33, was sitting in the lobby of a building in the vicinity of York Street and Gold Street when he was approached by an unknown man. The suspect proceeded to strike the victim multiple times with an unknown hard object.
The victim managed to get away and was taken to Brooklyn Hospital to be treated for his injuries. At this time, the motive behind the attack is unclear.
Police released 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.