Pokemon Go player brutally beaten in Central Park

A man playing Pokémon Go in Central Park early Sunday morning was punched in the face and mugged, and it was all captured on live streaming video.

- A man playing Pokémon Go in Central Park early Sunday morning was punched in the face and mugged, and it was all captured on live streaming video.

The 43-year-old who uses the handle 'RickeyBot' was reportedly holding multiple cell phones as he walked along Central Park South and Sixth Ave. at about 2 a.m. Suddenly, you can see the man get punched in the jaw.

Police are trying to track down the attacker.  Based on various social media posts, 'RickeyBot' believes he may have been targeted.

The victim is reportedly recovering from a bruised jaw.

I got mugged playing Pokémon GO in Central Park. Still talking to police and will go to hospital soon. My jaw is a mess. Thanks all.

— rickeybot (@rickeybot) September 19, 2016

The following images of the possible suspect were taken from the video and posted on Reddit:

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