The NYPD is searching for an amateur boxer accused of hitting his girlfriend then fleeing. As police conduct their manhunt, doctor's have placed the woman in a medically induced coma.
Police reported that Josh Luteran, 30, was wanted for questioning in connection to an alleged assault that took place shortly after 1 a.m. on Tuesday in a Brooklyn residence.
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The victim, a 38-year-old woman, was taken to Methodist Hospital in critical but stable condition, police stated.
Luteran, a local boxer, was arguing with his girlfriend about money, police toldNBC4. Reportedly,Luteran fled the scene before authorities arrived.
His girlfriend has been placed in a medically induced coma at the hospital, ABC7 added.
Luteran was last seen wearing a black skull cap, jacket and black sweatpants, according to police.
Anyone with information should call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish or submit tips online atwww.NYPDcrimestoppers.com.