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Actor Rick Moranis, known for his roles in “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids,” “Ghostbusters,” “SCTV” and “Spaceballs,” was recently assaulted by a another man in “an unprovoked attack” in Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Oct. 2.

From WEWS News 5 Cleveland:

New York City police confirmed a 67-year-old man was walking south on Central Park West near West 70th Street when an unidentified man hit him in the head with a closed fist Thursday around 7:24 a.m.

Surveillance images of a person suspected of the attack were released by police.

Footage of the assault was also released on social media.

According to police after the victim’s identity was confirmed as Moranis, it was revealed that he was “knocked to the ground by the punch, and suffered pain to his head, back, and right hip.”


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Article Courtesy of WPIX-TV New York and WEWS News 5 Cleveland

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