Homeless Man Randomly Flings Brick at Pedestrian in Hell's Kitchen: NYPD - NBC New York

Homeless Man Randomly Flings Brick at Pedestrian in Hell's Kitchen: NYPD

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    Homeless Man Flings Brick at Man in Random Attack: NYPD

    Police say a pedestrian was struck in the face with a brick by a homeless man in what cops are describing as a random attack. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Tuesday, March 27, 2018)

    Police say a pedestrian was struck in the face with a brick by a homeless man in what cops are describing as a random attack.

    Authorities said the 61-year-old was hit with the brick at West 43rd Street and Ninth Avenue in Hell's Kitchen about 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    The attacker was chased down by a witness, who flagged down a passing police officer. The suspect, thought to be homeless, was then placed under arrest.

    The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

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    Police say it was a random attack that police are still investigating.

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