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VIDEO: Enraged Man Get Outs of His Car and Attacks 69-Year-Old Woman in Astoria

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Oct. 16, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for a man who punched a 69-year-old woman in an apparent road-rage attack in Astoria earlier this month.

The man was sitting in his car outside 33-51 9th Street on Oct. 1 at around 4:50 p.m. when he got into a argument with the woman after she exited a separate vehicle.

The dispute escalated and the suspect got out of his car and threw an object at the woman, according to video footage released by police.

Police said the man then punched and pushed the woman causing her to fall to the ground.

He then got back into his car and fled the scene westbound along 34th Avenue, cops said.

The woman suffered pain and bruising but refused medical attention from responding EMS, police said.

The suspect is described as male and aged between 20 and 30 years of age.

Police released surveillance footage taken during the incident.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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Jim

She was in no way any more innocent than he was. She came ready to fight and at that age should know better. 20 years ago she might have kicked his ass

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Vicky

Cant they use special imaging to get all or part of his licence plate and make of his car tk find him. I mean if a cop is attacked at a protest they find you by tracking down the t shirt you we were wearing and wear you might of purchased it. Sometimes justice and care is so slow for regular folks.

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Jill

Very sad when younger men are assaulting senior citizen woman. He choose to get out of his car approach the victim and attack her.

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Angela

I agree. He got out of his car and approached the victim with the intent of hurting her. She is the victim here. If she punched him back or not is fine since is her way of defending herself.

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$15 outrage

Angela – What video did you watch? I saw the one where a woman put down a bag and stepped into the street to meet an adversary.

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Mama bear

I agree with you .she should of walked away .but no she wanted it .so she got it .if you want to act like a man .fight like a man.then iam going to treat you like a man. He didnt do nothen wrong .

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Aggressive women are not victims

For the first few seconds you can see she was squaring up to punch him too. Nice article though – portraying an aggressive woman as a victim. Guess you’re a victim of assault only if you lose a fight you also instigated?

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EXACTLY!

She did NOTHING to deescalate the situation. THIS is what she gets.

#notavitctimshutupaboutit!

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Never date a feminist

Being a modern day feminist means being as tough as the guys but able to play the damsel in distress when convenient.

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Fox Sheep

Don’t give advice if you’re too much of a worm to navigate a an independent minded woman who knows how to think.

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$15 squandered

I believe the comment you responded to was in response to another post not the article.

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So timid and sensitive

You should clearly direct your response so “others” know who you’re responding to. I still can’t tell which comment you’re responding to…

Donald "Grab em" Trump isn't helping

The president was hiring Jeffrey Epstein. Sad what a poor role model he is.

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Joe

30+ years behind bars to set an example. We certainly don’t need animals like him on the streets. This guy is going to eventually commit another more serious crime, it’s a matter of time. But why wait when it can be avoided?

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ABoondy

nah, not in this cesspool. you have to take justice in your own hands. vigilante justice. the family needs to track him down and take care of the problem. cops are too busy eating donuts all day…they dont care, and the no bail system will just release him the next day.

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How is it road rage when they were both standing/parked?

There’s only an argument if the person you have a problem with responds argumentatively. What did she do to deescalate the situation?

She should have gotten back in her car and left. No damage is worth risking injury.

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Fan of Dough Boy Park

Wow, so it’s her fault. “ What did she do to de-escalate the situation “? Hmmmm she’s white so it’s automatically her fault, not the grown man who attacks her? Whatever, when in doubt , whip the race card out

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Race sensitive

Doughboy- What video did you watch? Yes the driver of the car is a brute but this womanacted foolishly. She looks like Jack Dempsey going toward an opponent. And I’m white.

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JUST BECAUSE SHES A WOMAN DOESNT MEAN SHES A LADY.

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October 19th, 2020
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lol IM white myself so that has nothing to do with anything. It wouldnt anyway. she saw he was unhinged with his initial aggression and she kept that going. THAT IS NOT DE ESCALATING THE SITUATION!

we all have the responsibility to prevent this kind of nonsense from happening whenever possible. she wanted him to come at her! he did.

then the ground came at her!

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Angela

So was she just supposed to let the guy get out of his car and start hitting her? She was courageous and attacked back. Why did he get out of his car and walked towards her in the first place? I can’t believe people saying she shouldn’t have done anything. That was her fight or flight response, simple.

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She should have gotten back in her car and peaced out

Not that hard.

Lemme put my bag sien so I can get into a fighting stance…

Fight or flight is for when you are drowning m

Not for this BS.

You fight to stay afloat or you just drown.

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