Subway Assault in Bensonhurst

BENSONHURST – Police are looking for the man who assaulted a woman on the D train in Bensonhurst last week.

On Monday, November 6, around 12:30 pm, the suspect got into an argument with a 20-year old woman on the northbound D train as they approached 79th Street station. The argument escalated into a physical altercation as the man grabbed the woman by the face and pushed her up against the window of the train, police said.

A photo of the attacker can be seen below:

The suspect in last week’s subway assault in Bensonhurst (Photo via DCPI)

Police described the suspect as a black man, 50 to 60 years-old, about 5′ 9″ and 160lbs. He was last seen wearing a black bubble coat over light blue clothes, with black shoes and a blue wool hat.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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