A bat-wielding suspect who attacked a man on a New York City street in broad daylight has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday.
The suspect, identified as Karim Azizi, 36, is charged with assault, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon for the Nov. 29 attack on Amsterdam Avenue and West 148th Street in Harlem, the New York Police Department told Fox News Digital.
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Azizi was arrested around 8 a.m. Wednesday, the NYPD said.
Video footage of the attack shows a man dressed in all black with his face covered pulling a bat from his pants and hitting a 47-year-old man in the back of the head as he walks down the street.
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The victim falls to the ground and rolls around in pain. The suspect walks away and then comes back where he appears to yell and stomps on the man.
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The victim was taken to a hospital and was in stable condition. Authorities have not disclosed a motive for the attack. The New York Post reported that the suspect and victim had a verbal argument before the attack, citing police sources.