Police said the suspect and the seller quarreled around 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 40th West Street.
According to police, the exchange turned into a physical one, and the suspect kicked and punched the 57-year-old victim, as well as hit the victim with a box of milk on his head.
The video shows him throwing cones in the seller’s cart.
The victim was treated at NYC Health and Hospitals / Bellevue due to a head injury.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the New York City Police Crime Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also send their advice by visiting the Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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