NYPD seeks another punching suspect amid violent NYC 'trend'

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The NYPD is hunting for yet another suspect wanted for allegedly randomly punching a woman in the face in Manhattan last month.

Authorities say that on March 20, at around 10 a.m., the victim, a 23-year-old woman, was in front of 541 Avenue of the Americas when the suspect approached her and hit her in the face with a closed fist, causing an injury to her nose.

The suspect then fled on foot, heading south on 6th Avenue to parts unknown.


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The victim was taken to Lenox Health Greenwich Village Hospital, where she was treated.

The suspect is described as a man with a medium complexion and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, brown pants and a blue jacket.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

All calls are strictly confidential.