Police said the suspect and the vendor got into an argument around 6:15 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the intersection of 7th Avenue and West 40th Street.
According to police, the exchange turned physical and the suspect kicked and punched the 57-year-old victim and struck the victim in the head with a milk crate.
Video shows him throwing traffic cones at the vendor’s cart.
The victim was treated at NYC Health and Hospitals/Bellevue for a cut on his head.
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 Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Ex-Brit turned Manhattan resident since 2008.