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Rick Moranis randomly punched in the head by a man in NYC

The New York Police Department is searching for a man caught on camera assaulting actor Rick Moranis on the sidewalk. Moranis starred in hits such as "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids!" and "Ghostbusters."

Posted: Oct 4, 2020 10:00 AM
Updated: Oct 4, 2020 10:00 AM

Actor Rick Moranis, known for "Ghostbusters" and "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," was randomly attacked by a stranger Thursday while walking in New York City's Upper West Side.

The attack occurred in broad daylight, just before 7:30 a.m. on Central Park West near 70th Street, the New York Police Department said.

Video taken from surveillance cameras show the suspect walk toward Moranis, 67, and punch him in the head, knocking him to the ground.

Moranis's management and lawyers confirmed he was attacked.

"He is fine but grateful for everyone's thoughts and well wishes," they said in a statement on Friday.

Moranis had pain in the head, back and right hip, according to the NYPD report. The suspect fled north on foot and has not been identified.

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