Diplomatic Briefing

Your exclusive news aggregator handpicked daily!

Newsline: South Korean diplomat has his nose broken by ‘unprovoked’ punch in New York

A South Korean diplomat was punched in the face in Midtown Manhattan in New York City on Wednesday evening in what police are calling an “unprovoked” attack. The diplomat, whose name has been withheld, was assaulted around 8:10 p.m. near West 35th Street and 5th Avenue, according to the New York Police Department (NYPD). “Upon arrival, officers observed a 52-year-old male, with pain and swelling to his face,” police told NextShark in a statement. “Further investigation revealed an unknown adult male approached the victim at the location, and punched him in the face, before fleeing on foot towards 6 Avenue.” “The incident was unprovoked,” police added. “EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYU Hospital, in stable condition with complaint of pain. There is no arrest and the investigation remains ongoing.” (https://news.yahoo.com/south-korean-diplomat-nose-broken-231237058.html) ABC7 New York reported that the attack is currently not being investigated as a hate crime.

No comments yet»

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: