BROOKLYN — A teen knocked out a person after which took a selfie with him in a seemingly unprovoked assault after the sufferer stepped out of a DUMBO Shake Shack, in response to the NYPD.
The forty three-yr-previous left the eatery at Previous Fulton Road and Water Road at about 9:15 p.m. Thursday when a sixteen-yr-previous boy sporting a darkish bomber jacket walked up and punched him within the face, knocking him to the bottom, an NYPD spokesman stated.
The suspect, who witnesses informed police was about six-foot and had brief braids, then took an image with the sufferer earlier than operating off.
The sufferer survived the assault, which was first reported by the New York Day by day Information, and the extent of his accidents weren’t instantly clear, the spokesman added.
The NYPD spokesman stated investigators weren’t but positive if the assault was a part of a sample of “knockout recreation” assaults.
A fifty three-yr-previous lady was lately punched within the face within the Decrease East Aspect after a person strolling with two different suspects declared “I’m gonna do it” earlier than approaching her from behind hitting her in the appropriate aspect of her face.
Police described that incident as a knockout recreation assault.