Woman, 63, Punched In Face, Beaten With Suitcase On Manhattan Street

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January 12, 2020 - 4:23 pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD is searching for a man who used luggage in an attack on a woman in Manhattan, leaving her with facial injuries.

Authorities say the 63-year-old woman was walking around 10th Avenue and 51st street in Hell's Kitchen just after the start of the new year, at 12:01 a.m. on New Year's Day.

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Police say a man with a piece of rolling luggage punched her in the face and knocked her down. He then hit her with the bag before leaving the scene.

Authorities released a photo and video of the incident, showing the man punching the woman, who is holding onto another bag, before heading off.