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Steve Buscemi punched while walking in New York City

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Steve Buscemi punched while walking in New York City
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Acclaimed actor Steve Buscemi was strolling in New York Metropolis final week when somebody punched him in broad daylight on a Manhattan avenue.

The assault occurred simply earlier than midday Wednesday, the police division’s public data workplace stated.

Police arrived to seek out Buscemi, 66, with bruising, swelling and bleeding to his left eye. He was steady when emergency companies took him to a hospital, the place he was handled.

An investigation continues, police stated, and no arrests have been made.

“Steve Buscemi was assaulted in Mid-City Manhattan, one other sufferer of a random act of violence within the metropolis,” Buscemi’s publicist wrote in an e-mail assertion. “He’s okay and appreciates everybody’s effectively needs, although extremely unhappy for everybody that this has occurred to whereas additionally strolling the streets of NY.”

Buscemi, the Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner, is thought for his roles within the HBO reveals “The Sopranos” and “Boardwalk Empire” and for his versatility throughout dozens of flicks in his decadeslong profession.

The seemingly random assault is the newest in a string of weird incidents wherein New York Metropolis pedestrians — together with a number of celebrities and influencers — have been attacked strolling on the road.

In March, fellow former “Boardwalk Empire” solid member Michael Stuhlbarg was additionally attacked strolling by means of Central Park. Police alleged that Xavier Israel, 27, threw a rock that struck Stuhlbarg at the back of the pinnacle, and Stuhlbarg reportedly chased him out of the park. Israel was arrested and charged with assault, police stated.

A number of ladies within the metropolis have shared tales on TikTok in latest months of their very own assaults whereas they had been returning house from class, touring to work and strolling a canine, amongst different actions. At the least two of the ladies on-line described suspects with comparable traits.

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