Man Assaults Woman with Stack of Milk Crates

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who assaulted a 52-year-old woman outside of Butterfield Market at 1114 Lexington Avenue (at 78th Street) this week.

The incident took place at about 7:45am on Wednesday. Just after the unknown suspect walked past the front door, the female victim exited the store, at which point the suspect shoved a stack of milk crates onto her.

The suspect – described by police as “a male with a dark complexion last seen wearing a yellow hooded jacket and blue jeans” – fled southbound on Lexington Avenue on foot.

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The victim suffered pain and swelling to her head but is in stable condition.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website or by sending a direct message to @NYPDTips on Twitter. All calls are strictly confidential.

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