Both women left the corner store after the attack, and the victim refused medical attention, authorities said.Although video shows the woman's companion trying to hold her back, the suspect eventually moves her aside and goes to confront her young opponent, walking toward him while holding up a clenched fist.Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES), then entering TIP577.
But in this video the viewers do not know they are part of the game until it is too late - and they realise that they have been gazing at the behind of an angel-faced child.
Officers described the suspect as a women between 35 and 45 years old with long, braided black hair who was last seen in a white button down shirt with a black design and a dark skirt.
Police described the person of interest who was with her as a woman between 25 and 30 years old last seen in a black t-shirt and a hat.
The employee stressed that this woman did not know the boy and that he was speaking with the cashier and not her when the fight started.
"He was talking to the cashier, and she just got involved in the business," the employee said.