Steve Buscemi, brutally attacked in the heart of New York

Steve Buscemi, brutally attacked in the heart of New York
Steve Buscemi, brutally attacked in the heart of New York

MADRID, May 13. (CultureLeisure) –

The veteran actor Steve Buscemi has suffered an unpleasant incident in the center of New York in broad daylight. The protagonist of Reservoir Dogs or The Death of Stalin was attacked last week while walking through the Big Apple in the Kips Bay neighborhood, Manhattan district. The attacker has not yet been arrested.

As reported by the New York Post, last Wednesday morning Buscemi was taking a walk on Third Avenue when, suddenly, a man approached him and hit him for no apparent reason around 11:48 a.m.. After this, she fled the scene. The actor was bruised, with swollen left eye and face. He was treated at Bellevue Hospital and is doing well.

It is the third time that a seemingly random attack has occurred against a celebrity in recent years in the city. In 2020, Rick Moranis also suffered a sudden attack in the middle of a New York street. And last March, the same thing happened to Michael Stuhlbarg, Buscemi’s co-star on Boardwalk Empire, who was hit in the back of the head with a stone. His attacker was arrested.

Steve Buscemi was assaulted in midtown Manhattan, another victim of a random act of violence in the city“, denounced the actor’s publicist in a statement collected by the New York Post.”He is well and appreciates everyone’s well wishes, “although it is incredibly sad for everyone that this happened to him while he was walking through the streets of New York,” he also laments.

Witnesses from the place have told the source how the event was experienced. “I saw he was with a woman and then, around the corner of the window, I saw him trip and fall backwards.“explains a worker in the area who witnessed part of the attack. “He immediately got up and ran in the opposite direction. “I didn’t see who hit him,” he adds.

Although the attacker has not yet been arrestedthe NYPD has released surveillance images of the alleged attacker. This is a man with a thick beard. He was wearing a blue t-shirt, black sweatpants and a baseball cap.

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