A staffer in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s midtown workplace was bashed within the head with a cinder block by a random man as she walked down a Manhattan road on Christmas Eve, police and sources stated.
An unhinged creep attacked Lisa Cavanaugh, 51, from behind at round 2:15 p.m. in entrance of a building website on Third Avenue close to forty eighth Road, in accordance with the NYPD and sources.
Cavanaugh, a recruitment and appointments officer for Cuomo since September, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with a number of cuts to the again of her head.
The assailant, in the meantime, fled west on East forty eighth Road and was nonetheless on the unfastened as of Thursday night time, cops stated.
The terrifying daytime assault occurred nearly six blocks from the governor’s New York Metropolis workplaces.
Sources stated it’s believed Cavanaugh was heading residence from work on the time.
Two witnesses noticed the unprovoked assault and alerted the cops, regulation enforcement sources stated.
Cavanaugh required stitches, and a supply with information of her scenario stated she was acutely aware and that hospital staffers had been “taking good care of her.”
The NYPD launched photographs and surveillance footage of the suspect close to the scene, bald and sporting a protracted black coat, with a face masks round his chin.