Steve Buscemi Assaulted in NYC, Police Seek Attacker

Buscemi's publicist confirms the incident, assures he's okay.

Assault occurred in Mid-Town Manhattan, left Buscemi with bruising and bleeding to his left eye.

NYPD issues statement on the assault but does not name Buscemi as the victim.

Surveillance photos of the alleged attacker released by the NYPD.

Witness describes seeing the attacker tripping and fleeing the scene.

Buscemi, a former New York firefighter, is a beloved figure in the city.

Incident reminiscent of a recent attack on Buscemi's "Boardwalk Empire" co-star.

Stuhlbarg's attacker was later identified as a homeless man.

Buscemi's attacker remains unidentified.