2018-11-07 / Front Page

Hunt Man In Subway Bashing

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, 5-feet, 9-inches tall and about 150 pounds with dark-framed eyeglasses. He was wearing a black jacket and hat and blue jeans at the time of the attack.The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, 5-feet, 9-inches tall and about 150 pounds with dark-framed eyeglasses. He was wearing a black jacket and hat and blue jeans at the time of the attack.A 59-year-old straphanger was beaten bloody on board a Manhattan-bound subway train on October 31 after he dared to ask a man to move his legs, police said.

Cops said the 59-year-old victim was traveling on a Manhattan-bound M train near the Northern Boulevard station in Woodside at about 6:45 a.m. on October 31 when a man entered the train and sat beside him. The man placed a backpack between his feet, bumping his legs into the victim, police said.

When the victim asked the man to move his legs, suspect “sucker-pinched” him in the face, breaking his eyeglasses and opening a cut on his nose, police said. The brazen basher remained on the train.

Cops said another straphanger managed to snap a photo of the suspect and turned it over to police.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, 5-feet, 9-inches tall and about 150 pounds with dark-framed eyeglasses. He was wearing a black jacket and hat and blue jeans at the time of the attack.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

–Liz Goff


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