MANHUNT NYC: NYPD Searches for Man Who Viciously Assaulted a Toddler in Manhattan

The NYPD is hunting for a suspect in Harlem who was seen viciously “slugging” a young child at a local restaurant.

From the New York Post:

Sickening video shows a man violently slugging a tot in a Harlem restaurant — and the NYPD is asking the public’s help in identifying the abuser, cops said.

The footages shows the unidentified attacker walk into the Red Star restaurant at 147th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard in Manhattan carrying “a small child” at 5:40 p.m. Saturday,  cops said.

The video then shows the man dump the little victim on the floor and “strike the child causing the child to fall to the ground,” police said in a statement. 

From the NYPD: Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.