Police are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a woman in Midtown East on Thursday night.
According to the NYPD, a 68-year-old woman and her 72-year-old husband were entering a cab on East 46th Street and 3rd Avenue, when a man grabbed the woman's shoulder. When her husband intervened, the assailant allegedly punched the 72-year-old man repeatedly in the head and stomach, causing him to fall to the ground. The victim suffered a broken thumb, nose, and finger as a result.
The man is described as being a 50-year-old male with gray hair and a goatee.
Anyone with information in regards to the incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website here or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.