Suspect wanted for striking man with broom handle in Flushing road rage incident: NYPD

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Police have released the photo of a suspect who they say struck a man in the face with a broom handle during a road rage incident earlier this year.

The assault happened at about 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the intersection of Utopia Parkway and Northern Boulevard in Flushing, cops said.

Following an argument, the suspect got out of his car and hit the other driver, a 27-year-old man, with the broom handle, police said. The suspect then fled northbound on Utopia Parkway in a black Volvo, police said.

The victim suffered bruising to his face and cuts to his eye.

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