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Man punches cop who caught him urinating on NYPD truck: police

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MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Police are searching Friday for a man wanted for allegedly punching a police officer who busted him urinating on an NYPD truck.

On Wednesday, June 22, the man was approached by an on-duty traffic agent after urinating on an NYPD tow truck at 18 East 39th Street.

The man then punched the agent in the face before running east toward Madison Avenue.

The agent suffered pain and swelling in his face.

The individual is described as being in his 50s and was last seen wearing a red shirt. He can be seen in surveillance photos obtained by police and released to the public.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.