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Steve Buscemi was punched in NYC (Photo: The Associated Press)
  • Steve Buscemi was punched in the face in NYC.
  • He was hospitalized with minor injuries.
  • His publicist spoke about the incident.

Actor Steve Buscemi was punched in the face on the streets of New York City — making him another victim of urban violence.

The New York Police Department (NYPD) released the image of the attacker, stating that they are searching for the person responsible for the attack.

This incident highlights concerns about safety in cities and the need to address the problem of street violence.

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Actor Steve Buscemi was punched in the face in NYC

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Renowned actor Steve Buscemi, 66, has been the victim of an act of random violence while walking through the streets of New York City.

His publicist said the incident took place last Wednesday morning in Manhattan, according to The Associated Press.

A man hit the actor in the face, causing bruising, swelling and bleeding in his left eye.

«Steve Buscemi was assaulted in Mid-Town Manhattan, another victim of a random act of violence in the city,» his publicist stated.

How is the actor feeling now?

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Despite the shocking attack, Buscemi is reported to be in good health and has been released from the hospital after receiving medical attention.

News of the assault was confirmed by the NYPD, which issued a statement on the same day as the incident.

In this statement, they did not identify the victim, but Buscemi’s representative has subsequently confirmed that it was him.

So far, no arrests have been made in connection with the case, and the police investigation remains ongoing.

A shocking attack in his own city!

Steve Buscemi is known films such as Fargo and Reservoir Dogs, as well as for his leading role in the successful HBO series Boardwalk Empire.

He is a respected figure in the entertainment industry, which is why this attack in his home city is so shocking.

His film career, spanning more than four decades, has earned him recognition for his varied and memorable performances.

However, this recent incident highlights the vulnerability of even the most respected public figures to street violence.

What is known about the person who punched Steve Buscemi?

Surveillance images provided by the NYPD show Buscemi’s alleged attacker.

He is described as a bearded man, wearing a baseball cap, a blue T-shirt and black sweatpants, according to the New York Post.

Authorities released these images in an effort to identify and capture the attacker, and public cooperation is expected to be essential in the investigation.

The incident also highlights the importance of addressing the problem of urban violence in cities like New York.

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