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A man is wanted for an assault inside of a White Castle on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who recently attacked a customer inside of a White Castle restaurant on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border in Brooklyn.

According to police, the victim was inside the fast food eatery at 1545 Myrtle Ave. on Dec. 30 at about 8:52 p.m. when the perpetrator approached and hit him in the face with one of the restaurant’s garbage cans. The perpetrator then fled the scene and has not been located.

Officers from the 83rd Precinct responded to the scene. The victim was treated at Woodhull Hospital for a laceration to the left side of his face.

Police said the two men appeared to know each other, but could offer no further details.

The wanted suspect was captured on the restaurant’s cameras and is described as a Hispanic male with medium complexion, curly dark hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a black coat, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to the incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, or for Spanish, 888-577-4782. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637, then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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