Police: Man In Rainbow-Colored Clown Wig Tries To Stab Subway Rider With Screwdriver

Cops Also Looking For Man Who Allegedly Punched Victim In Face

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two men who they said attacked a 45-year-old man on a Bronx subway train.

The incident occurred Saturday afternoon on a northbound D Train at the East 170th Street and Grand Concourse station.

One of the suspects punched the victim in the face before the other suspect, who was wearing a rainbow-colored clown wig, tried to stab the victim with a screwdriver, police said.

The suspects fled after the attack.

The victim suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

Tips can also be submitted to the Crime Stoppers website or texted to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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