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Video shows Steve Buscemi’s alleged attacker talking to himself moments before he randomly slugged actor in NYC

The man suspected of sucker-punching actor Steve Buscemi in Kips Bay final week appeared to be talking to himself whereas strolling down the road moments before the random assault, in accordance to new video footage.

The clip obtained by CBS News shows the suspect saying one thing indiscernible to himself whereas strolling north on Third Avenue simply moments before he allegedly slugged the 66-year-old “Boardwalk Empire” star.

Buscemi, a New York native, was photographed with a black eye and bruised chin in his first look since Wednesday’s broad daylight assault.

Actor Steve Buscemi is seen walking down on Third Avenue before being randomly attacked in New York City.
Actor Steve Buscemi is seen strolling down on Third Avenue before being randomly attacked in New York City. CBS News

The deranged man walked up to the actor and promptly punched him in the face in an unprovoked assault, police stated.

“The guy just came up to him and punched him on the side of the head for no reason,” stated a employee at a close-by constructing who noticed the entire thing play out on surveillance footage. “[Buscemi] didn’t see anything. He went straight to the ground and the guy kept going.

“[Buscemi] got right back up with an expression like, ‘What just happened?’ and looked toward the guy who’d hit him,” the employee stated. “The guy shouted something back at him and kept going.”

He stated the Kips Bay neighborhood “is full of people like this and it’s just getting worse.

Steve Buscemi's alleged attacker remains out roaming the streets following.
Steve Buscemi’s alleged attacker remains out roaming the streets following. DCPI

“Everybody has to look over their shoulder now,” he added. “And no one with the power to do anything wants to stop what’s going on.”

Cops launched pictures of the Brooklyn-born actor’s alleged attacker final week as he stays out roaming the streets.

Buscemi, who was a New York City firefighter before launching his film profession, is doing OK, in accordance to his agent.

“Steve Buscemi was assaulted in Mid-Town Manhattan, another victim of a random act of violence in the city,” the actor’s publicist stated in an announcement Sunday. “He is OK and appreciates everyone’s well wishes, though incredibly sad for everyone that this has happened to while also walking the streets of New York.”

Steve Buscemi suffered a black eye and a bruise chin in the attack.
Steve Buscemi suffered a black eye and a bruise chin in the assault. Getty Images

Buscemi, who has starred in hits like “Fargo,” “Reservoir Dogs” and “The Big Lebowski,” is shockingly the second solid member of the hit HBO collection “Boardwalk Empire” to be randomly attacked in town.

On March 31, actor Michael Stuhbarg was jogging on the Upper East Side when a vagrant slammed him with a rock.

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