A woman tried running for safety on a New York City street Sunday, only to be punched to the ground by her attacker -- a man police are still trying to track down.
Video released by police shows the daylight attack in Chelsea when the 68-year-old Asian woman fled from the man chasing her through the intersection of 9th Avenue and West 19th Street.
Police said the unidentified suspect threw a punch to her torso that knocked the woman down. She suffered bruised ribs and back pain.
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The department released video of the assault and additional surveillance images of the man in hopes of tracking down his whereabouts.
A motive behind the attack and what events pre-dated the 9 a.m. assault were not immediately known. The investigation is ongoing.