Cyclist Assaulted on Hudson River Greenway

Victim Michael Mandiberg. The assailant is in the background. Photo: Hugger Industries/Flickr

A cyclist was injured after a man kicked in the front wheel of his bike on the Hudson River Greenway near 24th Street yesterday evening. The victim, Michael Mandiberg, was hospitalized with cuts and bruises before being discharged later last night, according to his Twitter feed.

Several people witnessed the unprovoked assault, and the assailant was taken away by police.

We’re still gathering information and will have more updates as the story develops.

The assailant who kicked in the front wheel of cyclist Michael Mandiberg was led away in handcuffs. Photo: Hugger Industries/Flickr