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Man Smashes Chair Over Party-goer at Astoria Bar

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Feb. 6, 2020 By Kristen Torres

A man was bashed in the back of the head with a metal chair while inside an Astoria bar on New Year’s Day, police said.

The 32-year-old victim was inside Twist and Smash’d Sports Bar—located at 34-02 Steinway St.—around 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 1 when a man struck him from behind with a metal chair.

The victim was cut on the back of the head and fell to the ground, according to police. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as being in his 20s, between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing around 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, a camouflage jacket, a black jacket and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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