Steve Buscemi Recovering After Brutal Assault in NYC, Assailant Still at Large

New York, NY – Beloved actor Steve Buscemi is currently recovering after being the victim of a violent assault in Kips Bay, New York. The “Boardwalk Empire” star was attacked in broad daylight last week in Mid-Town Manhattan in what appears to be a random act of violence. His publicist confirmed the incident, stating that Buscemi is okay but saddened by the unfortunate event.

According to reports from witnesses, the assault took place around 11:48 a.m. on Wednesday, where Buscemi was punched in the face, resulting in swelling on his left eye. The 66-year-old actor was taken to Bellevue Hospital for treatment following the attack. Photos obtained by Page Six show Buscemi with a visible black eye while out for a stroll in SOHO, indicating the aftermath of the assault.

The authorities have not yet identified the assailant who fled the scene after the attack. However, the New York Police Department has released photos of a bearded man believed to be responsible for the assault. The investigation is ongoing, with efforts to identify and apprehend the attacker in progress.

The incident has prompted concerns over the rise in random acts of violence against pedestrians, particularly targeting vulnerable individuals like the elderly. Buscemi, known for his roles in films like “Grown Ups” and “Ghost World,” is just one of the latest victims of senseless violence in the city. The motive behind the attack remains unclear at this time.

As Buscemi continues to recover from the assault, many are sending well wishes to the actor for a speedy recovery. The attack serves as a stark reminder of the dangers that individuals face in urban environments and the need for increased vigilance and safety measures to protect against such incidents. The community is hopeful for a swift resolution to the investigation and justice for Buscemi.