Police in Texas are urgently searching for a man who has been captured on camera calmly walking up to random strangers before suddenly assaulting them.
Footage taken from a Houston METRO station shows the suspect approach one individual who had just exited a train and punch him in the face.
“I looked down at my phone to read a text message and the next thing I know — pow!,” the victim, Vincent Gonzalez, told KPRC-TV. “I looked behind me and saw a person standing there yelling at me and cursing at me.”
“I worry about this person continuing to do this,” Gonzales added. “I worry about him doing this to an elderly person, a pregnant woman, a child, anybody.”
The Texas man suffered a black eye and a broken nose as part of the attack.
Video shot from another surveillance camera shows the same man randomly assault another stranger. Now, METRO officers are urgently looking for the man captured on tape before he strikes again.
They hope releasing the surveillance footage will result in someone recognizing the man and turning him over to authorities, KPRC reported.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact the local Crimestoppers.
(H/T: New York Daily News)
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