Traffic agent assaulted in Brooklyn

Surveillance photo released by NYPD of suspect wanted in an assault on a traffic cop.

July 26, 2012 5:11:40 AM PDT
The search is on for a man who assaulted a traffic enforcement agent, unprovoked, on the street in Brooklyn.

Police say the suspect, caught on surveillance video, punched and bit a 27- year old man on Coney Island.

The incident happened at 10:00 p.m. on July 13th in the vicinity of Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue.

The suspect is described as a 25-30 year old white man, approximately 5'10"- 6'0". He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black shorts and dark-colored sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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