New York police are asking for the public’s help in finding three people linked to a brutal assault with a baseball bat in broad daylight on a Brooklyn street that left a man critically injured.
The NYPD released this morning the dramatic video captured on the afternoon of Sunday, July 31, around 2:50 p.m. Police say the three suspects were arguing with a man in Crown Heights, near St. John’s Place and Ralph Avenue, when suddenly one of them hit the victim with a baseball bat. The other two suspects also physically assaulted him, according to Pix11.
WANTED ASSAULT: On 7/31/22 @ 2:50 PM vicinity of St John's Pl & Ralph Ave @NYPD73PCT the unknown individuals engaged the victim in a verbal dispute & assaulted the victim. Any info call us at 800-577-TIPS or anonymously post a tip on our website https://t.co/TRPPY5zHV2 pic.twitter.com/XVDO6KzY8x
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) September 1, 2022
The three attackers then fled. They are described as young men between the ages of 15 and 30. The unidentified 31-year-old victim was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition with a severe laceration and swelling to the right side of his face, Fox News reported.
No arrests have been made. Anyone with information should call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.