NEW YORK (PIX11) – Police are searching for a man accused of attacking a woman after he made an anti-LGBTQ remark toward her in Hudson River Park, according to the NYPD.

Police said the victim was jogging in the park on Aug. 21 at 8:30 a.m. when the suspect approached her and made the remark. The man allegedly smacked the woman in the face, causing her to fall and suffer minor lacerations, police said.

Police describe the suspect as being around 30 years old and about 6’2″ in height. He was last seen wearing a dark gray t-shirt, gray shorts and gray sneakers.

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Erin Pflaumer is a digital content producer from Long Island who has covered both local and national news since 2018. She joined PIX11 in 2023. See more of her work here.