Police Seek Suspect In Assault At The Velvet Rope Club

Police Seek Suspect In Assault At The Velvet Rope Club
Photo via NYPD

Police are searching for a suspect who punched a clubgoer in the face at The Velvet Rope near Brighton Beach.

On a Saturday night at the Velvet Rope European Club & Karaoke the suspect reportedly punched a 29-year-old man in the face before grabbing another object and hitting him several times on the head, police say. The assault occurred around 8:30pm on December 17, at 3212 Coney Island Avenue near Brighton Beach Avenue.

The victim suffered lacerations to his head and was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center in stable condition.

See the surveillance footage below, provided by the NYPD:

The suspect is described by police as a white man, approximately 50 years old, 5’10” with a bald head. He was last seen wearing a light colored long sleeved shirt.

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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