South Korean Diplomat Punched In Face In Unprovoked Attack In Midtown, Manhattan

South Korean diplomat punched in face in unprovoked attack in Midtown, Manhattan

South Korean diplomat punched in face in unprovoked attack in Midtown, Manhattan

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — A foreign diplomat was punched in the face during an unprovoked attack in Manhattan Wednesday night.

The 53-year-old South Korean diplomat was walking on Fifth Avenue and 35th Street in Midtown around 8:10 p.m.

That’s when an unknown suspect punched the victim in the face.

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The suspect then took off on Fifth Avenue.

No words were exchanged prior to the attack.

The victim suffered a possible broken nose and was taken to NYU in stable condition.

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