Thursday, July 17, 2014


photo taken by an eyewitness

An eyewitness took this photo of the suspect in an assault that took place on a southbound F train at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 7th. The suspect went over to his victim and proceeded to hit him in the face several times with his hands.

The attack continued until the victim, a 44-year-old deaf, mute man, got off the train at 18th Avenue. The suspect stayed on the train. The victim was treated at Maimonides Hospital for lacerations to his bottom lip.

The suspect is described as a male black who is in his 50s and is between 5'9" and 6' tall. He was wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, and black sneakers.

Anyone who can provide any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS, or submit it to the Crime Stoppers website, or text it to 274637(CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.