Police said on Saturday, “The unidentified assailant wanted to strike against the attacker Rick Moranis,” Honey, I Shrink the Kids “.
The 67-year-old actor and comedian had returned from the Morning Walk on October morning in their Upper West Side building. 1 When the suspect said without saying a word, Morni allegedly punched him in the head, causing him to fall to the ground. The NYPD said the attack occurred at 7:30 am in Central Park West near W. 70th Street
NYPD officials on Saturday identified the suspect as Marquis Ventura, who was spotted by a transit officer. Additional details of the suspect, including attorney representation, were not immediately known.
According to the NYPD, soon after the attack, Moranis took himself to the hospital, later in the 20th Precute before reporting the incident to police. He suffered injuries to his head, back and hip and returned home to recover.
“[Rick Moranis] Grateful for everyone’s thoughts and wishes, but the actor’s representative said after the incident.
The police had left Video The attack on Twitter, as well as a close surveillance image of the suspect, dressed in black and wearing an “I Love New York” hoodie. The NYPD called the attack “random” and “unprovoked”.
The New Community Affairs Rapid Response Team of NYPD visited Moranis at his home after the incident. The newly formed group investigates victims of crimes in all five boroughs, and provides assistance.
The team said there was a request from Moranis: “He wants us to give up everything to catch the bad guy.” Kaz Deutry.
Prior to the attack, Moranis had gained attention with fellow-Canadian Ryan Reynolds for his return to on-camera work, in an advertisement for Mint Mobile.
The “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” star left Hollywood more than 20 years ago to focus on raising her two children as a single father.