The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip, regarding an assault on a police officer, that occurred within the confines of the 6th Precinct in Manhattan.
Details are as follows.
On Saturday, May 30, 2020, at approximately 2222 hours, in front 80 University Place, an unidentified individual threw a brick striking a 35-year-old male police officer on the helmet, before fleeing west bound on E. 11th Street, then southbound on 5th Avenue.
The officer sustained a laceration and swelling to his face, EMS responded to the scene and transported the officer to an area hospital where he was treated and subsequently released.
The individual is described as a male, light complexion, thin build with dark hair.
He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black backpack, black pants and black sneakers.
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.