Police Searching for Suspect Behind Morning Beatdown in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE – Police are searching for a suspect behind an early morning assault in Brownsville earlier this month.

Just after 8:00 am on Wednesday, November 8th, an unidentified male approached his 28-year old victim, who was walking near St. John’s Place and Eastern Parkway, punching the man multiple times in the head and face, said police.

The suspect fled in a black Cadillac SUV and the victim was taken to King’s County Hospital in stable condition, said police.

The suspect and the SUV in question can be seen in surveillance photos below:

(Photo via DCPI)
(Photo via DCPI)










Police describe the suspect as a black man, last seen wearing a gray sleeveless jacket with a gray hoodie underneath, dark jeans, dark sneakers and a dark winter hat.

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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Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.


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