NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police late Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who attacked a 65-year-old man at a Bronx subway station last week.
Around 5:15 a.m. Monday, July 14, the suspect walked up to the 65-year-old man in the mezzanine area of the 205th Street and Bainbridge D Train station and demanded money, police said.
The victim said he did not have any money, and the suspect punched him in the back of the head, pushed him to the ground, and threw an unknown liquid at him, police said.
The suspect then ran off, police said,
The suspect was described as a black male around 25 years old, standing about 5 feet 7 inches tall, with black hair. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans, police said.
Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspect.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.
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