Cops are looking for three individuals allegedly responsible for a brutal attack in Sunset Park last month.
According to the NYPD, the victim 36-year-old victim was at a billiards hall on 54th Street when a dispute broke out between he and another man shortly after 8 p.m. on June 15.
The suspect was joined by two accomplices who acted in concert to strike the victim multiple times with hammers, cops said.
The victim was transported to Maimonides Medical Center with minor injuries.
Police were able to obtain photos of the alleged assailants from security camera footage and are now asking for the public’s help to identify them.
The first suspect was described by cops as a male with a light complexion, approximately 5’7” tall, 25 to 35-years-old, with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a multicolored baseball cap, green jacket, blue jeans, and tan colored shoes
The second suspect is described as a male with a light complexion, approximately 5’7” tall, 25 to 35-years-old with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, dark colored jeans, and dark colored shoes.
The final suspect is a male with a light complexion, approximately 5’7” tall, approximately 30 to 40-years-old with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans, and black sneakers. He also has a tattoo on his right arm.
Reports of felony assault are down by 6% year-to-date in the 72nd Police Precinct, where this incident occurred, according to the most recent police department data.
As of July 9, when the most recent data is available, there were 148 reported felony assaults in the precinct — down from 158 during the same time last year.
Brooklynites with information in regard to this incident are asked to submit an anonymous tip by calling the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or 1-888-57-74782 for Spanish. Tips can also be submitted online or on Twitter @NYPDTips.