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Police search for suspect in Central Park mugging

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Police say they are looking for an attacker after a mugging in Central Park.

The incident happened just before 7 p.m. Monday, near the East 61st Street entrance to the park.

Police say the suspect approached a man walking in the park and demanded his cell phone.

When the victim refused, the suspect punched him in the face, grabbed his Blackberry and camera and took off.

The victim is from Florida and is in New York City on business.

He was treated for pain and dizziness.

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