Man wanted for beating teen with a baseball bat in Coney Island

Wanted: Police are asking the public to help them identify the man in the photo who allegedly struck a 19-year-old man with on the head with a baseball bat in Coney Island on Nov. 11.
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Police are asking the public to help them identify a man who allegedly struck a 19-year-old man on the head with a baseball bat following a Nov. 11 dispute on 15th Street in Coney Island.

The suspect allegedly struck the other man at about 4 am after an argument they were having between Neptune and Mermaid avenues. The victim suffered lacerations to his head and went to Lutheran Medical Center in serious but stable condition. The perp fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The man is in his 30s, according to police, and was last seen wearing a dark colored jacket, a white shirt, and dark colored pants.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477, or for Spanish, (888) 577-4782. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at jmcshane@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.

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