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Woman Punched While Walking With Daughter in Brooklyn: NYPD

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    A composite sketch of a man who punched a woman in the head in Brooklyn Sunday.

    The NYPD has released a sketch of a man who punched a woman in the back of the head Saturday in Brooklyn as she walked with her 7-year-old daughter.

    The 33-year-old woman and child were at East 12th Street and Elm Avenue in Midwood about 2:45 p.m. when she was hit and knocked over, police say. After he punched her, the attacker ran away.

    The woman had minor injuries to her hands and knee from the fall.

    If you have information on the attack, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477 or

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