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New York City Police are asking for the public’s help Friday in tracking down a suspect seen on camera pummeling a pregnant woman with a metal wrench.
The disturbing incident happened around 5:20 p.m. June 6 in the city’s Bronx borough.
In a statement to Fox News Digital, the NYPD said an “unknown male struck a 26-year-old pregnant female victim in the head multiple times with a metal wrench.
“The victim sustained a severe laceration to the head and was transported by EMS to St. Barnabas in stable condition. The individual fled in a silver BMW.”
Footage released by investigators appears to show the woman retreating from the man in the middle of a street before he pins her against a car and starts attacking her with the wrench.
A witness then tries to separate the two. Following a brief struggle, the suspect, who is wearing a white shirt and dark pants, walks away and appears to throw an object on the ground before entering a car.
A crowd then gathers in the road before the suspect speeds away in the BMW.
The motive for the attack remains unclear.
Fox News’ Lissa Kaplan contributed to this report.