Sleeping Straphanger Repeatedly Punched In Face On F Train At 4th Avenue/9th Street, Cops Say

Sleeping Straphanger Repeatedly Punched In Face On F Train At 4th Avenue/9th Street, Cops Say
Assault suspects at 4th Ave/9th Street
Photo via NYPD

A subway rider who was asleep on an F train was punched repeatedly in the face by two men, police say.

The incident took place on Monday, October 10 at approximately 3:23am in a subway car at the 4th Avenue and 9th Street subway station.

After punching the 35-year-old male victim, the suspects fled off the train, out of the station, and then onto the street.

EMS treated him on the scene for the swelling and bruising on his face.

Assault suspects at 4th Ave/9th Street
Photo via NYPD

Cops have provided descriptions of both suspects.

The first individual is a male, black, and in his 20s; last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweater and dark colored pants.

The second individual is a male, Hispanic, and in his 20s; last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater.

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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