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Six sought for beating man at door of a Manhattan building

Police released footage of the suspects in a violent assault on Jan. 1. (DCPI)

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying six men that chased and beat a 25-year-old man on a Manhattan street on New Year’s Day.

Cops said the group chased a 25-year-old man down West 25th Street near 6th Avenue at 4:15 a.m. on Jan. 1. Once they caught up to him, law enforcement sources said, they threw him against doorway of a shoe repair shop on West 25th Street, then kicked and punched the victim’s head repeatedly.

Following the attack, the group took off in an unknown direction, authorities said.

Officers from the 13th Precinct responded to the incident. The victim was treated at Bellevue Medical Center.

On Jan. 3, the NYPD released security camera images and later video of the suspects involved in the attack.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of these individuals 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 and messages are kept confidential.

Alex Mitchell