Steve Buscemi is doing well after being attacked while walking in New York City

During a walk in New York City earlier this week "Boardwalk Empire" Actor Steve Buscemi was attacked when a person punched him in the face.

Steve Buscemi was the victim of an assault in New York City earlier this week, a rep for the actor confirmed.

The “Boardwalk Empire” star was attacked while walking in New York’s Kips Bay neighborhood on Wednesday, Buscemi’s publicist told USA TODAY in an email on Sunday. Buscemi was punched in the face by an unknown person.

“Steve Buscemi was attacked in midtown Manhattan, another victim of random violence in the city,” the representative said. “He’s doing well and appreciates everyone’s well wishes, although he’s incredibly sad for everyone that this happened while at the same time he was walking the streets of (New York).”