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Baseball Bat Beating in East Flatbush

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East 48th Street, near where the assault took place (Screenshot via Google Maps)

EAST FLATBUSH – Police are looking for a man who assaulted another man with a baseball bat last Friday.

On September 8, around 6:00 pm, two men were involved in a dispute outside 762 East 48th Street, near Avenue D. The dispute led to violence, and the victim, a 22 year-old man, was beaten with a baseball bat by an unknown assailant, said police.

The victim suffered head trauma and was taken to a nearby hospital in critical but stable condition. The bat-wielding assailant fled northbound on E 48th in a grey Honda Accord.

It is unclear what caused the dispute, said an NYPD spokesman.

The man wanted in connection with the assault is described by police as a black man in his 40s, roughly 5’10” and 170 lbs. The vehicle he fled in can be seen below.

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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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