It's been confirmed today by the New York Police Department that actor Rick Moranis was the victim of an unprovoked attack on New York's Central Park West, near 70th Street, on Thursday morning.
Mr. Moranis briefly visited a nearby hospital as he was experiencing pain in his head, back and hip after he was punched to the ground. He then proceeded to report the incident at the NYPD's 20th Precinct.
In a post which includes footage of the incident as it occurred, the New York Police Department's Crime StoppersTwitter account has released the following details for those who might have information about the suspect in the assault:
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.