A man caught urinating on an NYPD tow truck punched a traffic agent in the face when the agent confronted him, police say.
Cops are searching for the suspect, last seen wearing a red tank top when he fled eastbound toward Madison Avenue on East 39th Street.
Police said a traffic agent spotted the man urinating on the NYPD tow truck at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and approached him.
The suspect, who's described as in his 50s, punched the agent in the face, then ran away.
The agent sustained pain and swelling to the face.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.