Man attacked with baseball bat on Manhattan sidewalk

The NYPD is seeking the suspect caught on camera attacking a man with a baseball bat in Upper Manhattan

Police say the attack happened around 8 a.m. on November 29 on Amsterdam Avenue in Hamilton Heights.

Surveillance video shows the suspect, wearing a black hoodie, pulling an orange baseball bat out of his pants and striking a 47-year-old man in the back of the head.

The victim fell to the ground.  He summered a laceration to his head as well as bruising.

EMS took the victim to the hospital.  He was listed in stable condition.

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The attacker ran away and has not been caught.  He was described as a male with a light complexion.

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 at, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.