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NYPD: Man Hit With Metal Pipe In Unprovoked Times Square Attack

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police say a man was hit in the head with a metal pipe in an unprovoked attack near Times Square.

It happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. Wednesday near the corner of West 40th Street and 8th Avenue.

Police said the 66-year-old victim was walking with his family when he was attacked by a homeless man.

The 54-year-old suspect was taken into custody on multiple charges, including felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.


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