Woman punched in face during unprovoked attack on Manhattan sidewalk

Canal Street and Broadway close to where attack happened
Canal Street and Broadway close to where attack happened Photo credit Google Maps

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 54-year-old woman was punched in the face Monday in a random attack on a Manhattan sidewalk, authorities said.

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The incident happened on Canal Street near Broadway when the attacker came up to the woman and punched her around 8:20 a.m., police said.

She was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Lower Manhattan with a bruised lip, according to officials.

No arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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