A 39-year-old woman was allegedly punched in the face in Brooklyn, New York, after she asked a teenager to wear a face mask.
In a recent video released by the New York Police Department (NYPD), the woman was seen being punched by a teenager during an October brawl.
Surveillance video showed a woman arguing outside a Fulton Street bodega in Brooklyn, before the teenager attacked the victim.
The woman who was punched in the face reportedly broke her nose and could be seen turning to her assailant, who appeared to be abc7 Reported, gone.
Police said the victim refused medical help after the attack and the identities of the two women have not been released.
The department shared the footage in an effort to trace the juvenile suspect, who was said to be between the ages of 16 and 18.
He was last seen wearing a multicolored jacket and had white trainers like New York Post informed of.
It is one of dozens of mask-related incidents in the US in recent months, including an attack on a restaurant waitress in September asking a group of women for proof of COVID vaccination.
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