Cops Search For Topless Man Who Assaulted Straphanger On F Train

Cops Search For Topless Man Who Assaulted Straphanger On F Train
assault at 4th Avenue 9th Street F train
Photos via NYPD

Police are searching for a suspect who punched a man in the face on a southbound F train.

On Saturday, August 20 at approximately 9:20pm, an unknown suspect threatened a 38-year-old male victim as the train was approaching the 4th Avenue-9th Street station.

As the train arrived at the station, the victim began to exit the train when the suspect punched the victim in the face, causing him to fall and injure his head.

The victim went to Methodist Hospital without police assistance where he treated and released.

Police describe the individual as male, black, approximately 25-30 years old, 6’0″-6’2″, 170 lb and was last seen wearing a multi-colored jeans, blue sneakers, and a gold necklace.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting your tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Police say all calls are confidential.

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