Man, 56, in Critical Condition After Being Punched in Face in Queens: NYPD

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    A 56-year-old man is in critical condition after he was punched in the face by a stranger in a seemingly unprovoked attack, police say.

    The victim was standing on the sidewalk on Roosevelt Avenue near 69th Street in Woodside just after midnight Friday when a man approached and hit him in the face, police say.

    Afterward, the attacker left the scene, and the victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital.

    On Monday, police released a surveillance photo (above) of a man in his mid-20s who is wanted for questioning in the attack. 

    Anyone with information regarding the attacker is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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