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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
Surveillance images of suspects who allegedly attacked man at Bronx subway station. (credit: CBS 2)

Surveillance images of suspects who allegedly attacked man at Bronx subway station. (credit: CBS 2)

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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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