On October 1, 2020 while walking down a New York sidewalk, actor Rick Moranis (Ghostbusters, Honey I shrunk the Kids) was assaulted by and unidentified man. Punching him with a closed fist and knocking him to the ground.
The Footage below shows the 67 year old Moranis and an unknown assailant crossing paths on Thursday morning near the actors apartment in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
The NYPD has referred to the attack as “random and unprovoked”
🚨WANTED for ASSAULT: On 10/1, at 7:24 AM, a 67-year-old male victim was walking southbound on Central Park West in the vicinity of West 70th Street, when an unidentified male struck him in the head with a closed fist, knocking him to the ground. Have info? Call/DM @NYPDTips pic.twitter.com/ZvSUPjtVdp— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 2, 2020
Moranis was taken to the hospital for evaluation in which he suffered pain in his head as well as in his back and hip.