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Man shoves chocolate bar into artist’s face before punching him

By Mason White 3:44 AM December 16, 2015
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By: Chan Yuan
A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly shoving a chocolate bar into the face of an artist, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 35-year-old Eliexer Reyes of Manhattan, after being accused of a random attack against 33-year-old Ian Sklarsky.

Reyes was charged with one count of assault and one count of harassment. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $500.

According to the police investigation, on Tuesday night, Reyes walked up to Sklarsky, and pushed a Snickers bar into the victim’s face and mouth.

The incident unfolded at the Times Square train station around 12:30 a.m.

When Sklarsky asked Reyes why he attacked him with the chocolate bar, Reyes hit him repeatedly in the face. Sklarsky suffered a cut lip and bruised nose.