The New York City Police Department is seeking the public assistance identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip, who is wanted for an assault (hate crime), which took place within the confines of the 79th Precinct in Brooklyn.
It was reported to police that on Friday, February 04, 2022, at 2226 hours, in front of 104 Stockton Street, an unknown individual approached a 24-year-old male from behind and punched him in the face.
The victim, who was dressed in traditional Hasidic Jewish clothing, was treated at the scene for pain to his face.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Unit is investigating.
A surveillance video clip of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related 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 tips will be kept strictly confidential.