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The New York City Police Department has released a surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with an assault last weekend in Midtown.


Shortly before 9 p.m. on Saturday, a victim reported that a male suspect lit her arm on fireoutside the Valentino store at693 Fifth Avenue. The victim, a 35-year-old woman, told police she felt something warm on her left arm, and noticed her blouse was on fire. The suspect, an unknown male, was standing next to her with a lighter in her hand.


According to police, the suspect then walked northbound on East 54th Street.


The NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the incident.