The NYPD has released photo and video footage of the suspect caught with sugarcane on the Brooklyn Bridge, including the city’s top uniformed soldier.
The unidentified man, wearing tan pants, a purple shirt and a red bandana on his face, is seen in the photos climbing the railing during a protest on the bridge on Wednesday morning and is seen on newly released video fleeing the scene .
A disturbing video by the NYPD earlier Wednesday showed the attacker railing and slamming the police.
The department said NYPD Chief Terence Monahan was soaked in blood and with a broken finger, while several other officers were injured, all of whom were treated and released.
Police said officers were attempting to make an arrest when the man arrived and strangled him to death with sugarcane.
“The New York City Police Department is seeking public assistance to identify the following person in the attached photographs and videos for questioning in connection with an attack on police officers of the 5th Epilogue,” a police release said. stated in.