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Boardwalk Empire star Michael Stuhlbarg attacked close to Central Park

  • Stuhlbarg, 55, was approached seemingly at random by a homeless man within the Upper East Side on Sunday Night, the NYPD instructed DailyMail.com
  • The actor was strolling near East ninetieth and East Drive round 7:45pm when Xavier Israel , 27, struck him behind his neck with a rock 
  • Israel is homeless and has beforehand been arrested for 2 assaults and a theft in January 2022, cops confirmed 

Boardwalk Empire star Michael Stuhlbarg has been attacked by a rock-wielding homeless man close to New York City‘s Central Park. 

Stuhlbarg, 55, was approached seemingly at random by the attacker within the upscale Upper East Side neighborhood on Sunday night, cops instructed DailyMail.com. 

He was strolling near East ninetieth and East Drive round 7:45pm when Xavier Israel , 27, threw a rock at his head, placing him behind the neck. 

The NYPD stated Stuhlbarg was supplied medical consideration on the scene for ‘minor accidents’, however he refused therapy. 

Stuhlbarg, 55, was approached seemingly at random by a homeless man in the Upper East Side on Sunday Night

Stuhlbarg, 55, was approached seemingly at random by a homeless man within the Upper East Side on Sunday Night

The actor was walking close to East 90th and East Drive around 7:45pm when Xavier Israe l, 27, struck him in the back of his neck with a rock. (Pictured: Israel's booking photo last night)

The actor was strolling near East ninetieth and East Drive round 7:45pm when Xavier Israe l, 27, struck him behind his neck with a rock. (Pictured: Israel’s reserving picture final evening)

Pictured: Hope Davis as Gina Baxter and Michael Stuhlbarg as Jimmy Baxter in Your Honor

Pictured: Hope Davis as Gina Baxter and Michael Stuhlbarg as Jimmy Baxter in Your Honor

Following the assault, Stuhlbarg chased Israel down, and cops who had been stationed outdoors the Russian consulate at 9 E 91 Street apprehended him.

Israel, who’s homeless, was taken into custody and charged with assault.

He has beforehand been arrested for 2 violent assaults and a theft in January 2022, cops confirmed. 

In one incident that month, he knocked a 59-year-old Good Samaritan to the bottom and mugged him after the person tried to supply him a coat amid freezing temperatures. 

Israel was additionally arrested for attacking one other one who supplied him assist – this time a 49-year-old girl – and for allegedly beating up two 18-year-olds in Central Park.

Pictured: Xavier Israel being booked for a previous assault in Manhattan January 2022

Pictured: Xavier Israel being booked for a earlier assault in Manhattan January 2022 

Israel used a coronavirus mask to obscure his identity when he appeared in court for the January assaults

Israel used a coronavirus masks to obscure his identification when he appeared in courtroom for the January assaults 

Pictured: Israel is arraigned in Manhattan Criminal court on assault and robbery charges for beating and ribbing a good Samaritan that tried to give him a coat in January 2022

Pictured: Israel is arraigned in Manhattan Criminal courtroom on assault and theft prices for beating and ribbing a very good Samaritan that attempted to present him a coat in January 2022

The assaults all unfolded inside the month of January 2022 and Israel doesn’t have any additional prison document earlier than or after this month, cops instructed DailyMail.com. 

The first incident, the place Israel attacked the person who supplied him a coat, was caught on surveillance footage. 

Video exhibits the sufferer as he tried to assist Israel, who had been mendacity on the sidewalk at 476 fifth Avenue round 8pm on a very chilly night. 

The sufferer gently locations a jacket he was carrying on Israel earlier than the homeless man springs up and pushes him into the bottom.

Israel took the person’s pockets from his again pants pocket whereas he was on the bottom earlier than fleeing the scene.

The sufferer makes an attempt to get his pockets again earlier than Israel punches him and throws him again to the bottom.

When Israel was arrested shortly afterwards on West forty first Street and fifth Avenue, officers discovered nearly $1,500 in money stuffed in his pants.  

Pictured: David Gordon Green (left) as Brad and Michael Stuhlbarg (right) as Jake in Bones And All

Pictured: David Gordon Green (left) as Brad and Michael Stuhlbarg (proper) as Jake in Bones And All

Pictured: Stuhlbarg poses for a portrait to promote the film "Shirley" at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Park City, Utah

Pictured: Stuhlbarg poses for a portrait to advertise the movie “Shirley” on the Music Lodge through the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Park City, Utah

Stuhlbarg was attacked in the upscale neighborhood on the east side of NYC's Central Park

Stuhlbarg was attacked within the upscale neighborhood on the east aspect of NYC’s Central Park

Israel’s newest sufferer, Stuhlbarg rose to fame enjoying troubled college professor Larry Gopnik within the 2009 darkish comedy A Serious Man. 

The California-born actor has since portrayed George Yeaman in Lincoln, Lew Wasserman in Hitchcock, and Andy Hertzfeld in Steve Jobs. 

He is probably best-known for enjoying Arnold Rothstein in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. 

Stuhlbarg has been acknowledged with a number of awards together with two Screen Actors Guild Awards, together with nominations for 2 Primetime Emmys, a Tony Award and a Golden Globe.