VIDEO: Brooklyn bodega worker, 64, thrown to floor in random attack, suspect sought


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a man who threw an employee of a Brooklyn bodega to the floor in a random attack earlier this month, authorities said.

The incident happened at approximately 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, as a 64-year-old employee was stocking shelves inside a Crown Heights bodega, officials said.

According to police. the suspect entered the store and threw the man to the floor unprovoked, causing a laceration to his face.

Bodega worker attack
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The suspect fled the store on foot.

The victim refused medical attention.

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

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