June 13, 2024

Actor Steve Buscemi Punched in Face — ‘Random Act of Violence’

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Steve Buscemi is OK after he was punched in the face by a person on a New York City road, his publicist stated Sunday.

The 66-year-old star of “Fargo” and “Boardwalk Empire” was assaulted late Wednesday morning in Manhattan and brought to a close-by hospital with bruising, swelling and bleeding to his left eye.

“Steve Buscemi was assaulted in Mid-Town Manhattan, another victim of a random act of violence in the city,” in accordance with a press release Sunday from his publicist. “He is ok and appreciates everyone’s well wishes.”

The assault was first reported by the New York Post.

The New York Police Department put out a anonymous assertion on the assault Wednesday. Buscemi’s consultant confirmed Sunday that the unidentified assault sufferer in the police assertion was the actor.

The police division stated there have been no arrests and the investigation was persevering with.

Buscemi’s “Boardwalk Empire” co-star Michael Stuhlbarg was hit in the again of the neck with a rock whereas strolling in Manhattan’s Central Park on March 31. Stuhlbarg chased his attacker, who was taken into custody outdoors the park.