PD: Florida tourist in critical condition have getting punched in New York

Posted at 8:55 AM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 10:55:15-04

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    Queens, NY (WPIX) — A tourist visiting New York City from Florida is in critical condition after he was punched in the face by a Queens man.

Police are searching for the individual accused of punching the 35-year-old tourist in the face following a dispute on Sunday at about 1:15 a.m. in front of 41-10 29th St. near Queens Boulevard.

Police said the victim lost consciousness when his head hit the pavement. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The individual fled the scene northbound on 29th Street in a white sports car.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident can submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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