DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Police are looking for a man accused of assault.
The suspect allegedly followed his victim, identified as a 64-year-old African-American man, into the employee entrance of 250 Schermerhorn Street. He then "struck him several times about the head and body, knocking him to the ground," according to police.
After allegedly repeatedly kicking the victim, the suspect left the scene only to return a few moments later to continue the assault.
The victim was removed to a local hospital for treatment, police say.
Police describe the suspect as an African-American male in his 30s, approximately 5'8" tall and weighing 260 lbs.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.