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Police seek cyclist who assaulted a 76-year-old man during an argument in Manhattan

Screenshot via video courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a man who assaulted a senior man in Manhattan.

According to police, at 7:30 p.m. on July 21, a 76-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk on West 14th Street near 7th Avenue when he got into a verbal dispute with an unknown man riding a bicycle. The suspect proceeded to get off his bike and push the victim, causing him to fall back on the sidewalk and hit his head.

The suspect then fled the scene eastbound down West 14th Street on his bike.

The victim temporarily lost consciousness and suffered head trauma and a laceration to the back of his head. EMS took the victim Lenox Hill Hospital in stable condition.

The NYPD 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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