Stranger brutally beats man, fracturing his face in unprovoked attack in Manhattan

A stranger brutally beat a man, breaking his face in several places, in an unprovoked attack on a Manhattan streetthe New York police said Saturday.

The victim was on Avenue of the Americas in the vicinity of W. 25th St in Flaitron at 2:30 a.m. on November 27 when the unidentified suspect assaulted him “without any prior conversation or provocation”the authorities declared.

He punched the 20-year-old man in the face multiple times before running from the scene.

Despite the facial fractures, the young victim went home instead of being treated at a care facility for treatment, officers said. Hours later he went to a hospital where he was treated and released.

New York authorities released surveillance camera footage of the attacker in the hope that someone might recognize him.

He is described as a light-skinned individual, approximately 20 years old, 6 foot 1 inch, 195 pounds, of medium build, with short, dark, curly hair.

He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, khaki pants, and white sneakers.

Anyone who can provide information on his whereabouts should contact NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800)577-TIPS.

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