EAST NEW YORK - A 41-year-old woman was assaulted in broad daylight in East New York Monday in what could be the latest victim of the ‘knockout game.’
Police say a woman was struck by a man who quickly fled the scene. A suspect in connection with the crime is currently in custody.
The string of attacks has been linked to a nationwide trend where people are assaulting strangers with the intent of knocking them unconscious.
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Community advocates say Brooklyn residents should remain vigilant on the street and report any suspicious behavior.
Police have not released any details about the suspect in custody.