Stranger Attacks Woman Walking Dog in Chelsea, Breaks Her Nose: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who attacked a 52-year-old woman as she walked her dog in Chelsea last month. 

Authorities say the woman and dog were near West 15th Street around 10 p.m. May 22 when the man became aggravated, yelled at her, threw something at her and then punched her in the face, breaking her nose. 

Police released surveillance video that shows the suspect confront the woman on the street. He gestures angrily at her, circling her and waving her hand. Video of the physical assault was not released. 

The man ran off on West 15th Street after the attack. 

The woman was not hospitalized. 

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

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