Cops Searching for Suspect Who Bit, Punched Traffic Agent in Brooklyn

By Alan Neuhauser on July 26, 2012 8:02am 

BROOKLYN — Police released a video Wednesday of a man who allegedly punched and bit a traffic enforcement agent during an argument in Brighton Beach.

The traffic agent, a 27-year-old man, sustained minor injuries. He was treated and released at a local hospital, the NYPD said.

The alleged attack occurred on July 13 about 8:00 p.m. near Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue. It shows the suspect in an unknown establishment, and seemingly running in and out in a hurry.

The suspect is described as being about 25 to 30 years old and standing between 5-feet-10-inches and 6-feet tall.  He was last seen wearing a sleeveless black shirt, black shorts and dark-colored sneakers, cops said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477). Members of the public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.

An NYPD traffic enforcement agent, 27, was punched and bit in an attack in Brighton Beach Friday, July 13, police said.
An NYPD traffic enforcement agent, 27, was punched and bit in an attack in Brighton Beach Friday, July 13, police said.
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