JAMAICA, Queens (PIX11) — A 41-year-old man possibly lost vision in his right eye after being assaulted in Queens last month, police said Thursday.

The victim was walking on Hillside Avenue on Sept. 25 when a man walked up to him and threw an unknown object at his face, according to police. The suspect ran away on foot, heading west on Hillside Avenue.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries and may lose vision in his right eye.

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