WPIX ‘Help Me Howard’ Reporter Attacked in the Field

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

He’s made his mark on New York television helping viewers get answers.

Yesterday WPIX’s Help Me Howard reporter Howard Thompson and his photographer needed assistance after a man they confronted attacked them with a baseball bat.

“On Tuesday, Feb. 6, a PIX11 reporter and photographer were attacked while covering a story in Bronx. The incident is under police investigation and a suspect has been arrested,” a PIX11 spokesperson told TVSpy.

According to the New York Daily News, which obtained the police report, Thompson approached a mechanic in the Bronx who ripped off a viewer.

Thompson and his photographer are OK.