Police & Fire

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Man Punched Him Off Bike

Photo via NYPD

Police are searching for a man who reportedly punched a cyclist and sent him to the hospital with severe head trauma.

An unknown man punched a 38-year-old victim who was riding a bike on Fulton Street near Albany Avenue, on Thursday, June 8 around 1:30am, said cops.

The victim fell to the ground and sustained severe trauma to his head. Emergency responders rushed him to Kings County Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The motive for this assault wasn’t immediately clear.

The suspect is described by police as a black male in his mid-20’s, with an athletic build and a beard. He was last seen wearing sweatpants, sandals, a Nike baseball cap, and a long-sleeved shirt with the letter ‘G’ on the front.

Anyone with information in regards to this 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 their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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