Steve Buscemi was randomly attacked while walking in Manhattan

The actor suffered swelling to his face and left eye

Steve Buscemi was the victim of a random, unprovoked attack while walking through Manhattan last week.

The New York Post reports that Buscemi was walking through the Kips Bay neighborhood around noon local time on Wednesday, May 8, when he was struck by an unknown person. The 66-year-old actor suffered swelling to his face and left eye and was taken to Bellevue Hospital for treatment.

“Steve Buscemi was attacked in Mid-Town Manhattan, another victim of random violence in the city,” the actor’s publicist said New York Post in a statement. “He is doing well and appreciates everyone’s well wishes, although he is incredibly sad for everyone that this happened while he was also walking the streets of New York.”

Buscemi’s attacker remains at large. He is described by police as a bearded man wearing a baseball cap, a blue T-shirt and black sweatpants.

Buscemi will next be seen in Season 2 of Netflix Wednesday.