Man in Critical Condition After Roosevelt Avenue Attack, NYPD Says

By Jeanmarie Evelly on June 23, 2014 10:54am 

 Police released a photo Monday of a man wanted for questioning in connection to an assault in Woodside on Saturday.
Police released a photo Monday of a man wanted for questioning in connection to an assault in Woodside on Saturday.
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WOODSIDE — Police say a man is in critical condition after being punched in the face on Roosevelt Avenue in Queens this weekend.

According to the NYPD, the 56-year-old victim was on Roosevelt Avenue near 69th Street in Woodside when he was attacked shortly after midnight Saturday by an unknown person. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition.

Police released a photo Monday of a man wanted for questioning, described as being in his early to mid-20s, with facial hair. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and a dark-colored baseball cap, according to the NYPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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