Police said that on Mon., Aug. 31, at 9:40 a.m., a 56-year-old woman was walking northbound on Water St. near Wall St. in the Financial District, when a stranger on a CitiBike riding southbound on Water St., punched her in the face with a closed fist and kept riding.
The victim sustained swelling to the left side of her mouth and refused medical attention.
Police released a photo and video of the alleged suspect, which shows him riding on the sidewalk.
Police ask that anyone with information call the New York Police Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @NYPDTips.
All tips are strictly confidential.