NEW YORK (PIX11) — A man slammed a woman’s head into a tree at Central Park after talking to her Thursday morning, police said.

The suspect approached a 55-year-old woman and started talking to her, as she walked along the reservoir at 5:55 a.m., according to the NYPD.

He then smashed the woman’s head into a tree multiple times before fleeing on a Blue CitiBike out of the park on the 86th Street Transverse, police said.

First responders transported the victim to a hospital in what authorities described as stable condition.

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