In each case, he approaches a male straphanger and asks for the time, police said. That’s when he assaults his victim and robs him, police said.
C line subway service was completely shut down in both directions Monday evening, due to a broken rail in Brooklyn.
You might find relief in a nice, cool air-conditioned subway car Saturday, or you might not – given that construction work is altering service for 14 lines than not this weekend.
In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.
If you’re planning to take the subway this weekend, expect a monkey wrench to be thrown into your plans.
A man was struck and killed by a subway train early Saturday at the 72nd Street and Central Park West station.
Police on Tuesday were asking for help form from the public in finding a man who impersonated a police officer as he robbed another man near Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.
Since May, two men have been targeting straphangers on the No. 3 and C subway trains, demanding their valuables and threatening to shoot them, police said.
Starting on Monday night, service will be suspended on the A, C and E lines from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Columbus Circle to Jay Street.
There’s a new winner and a familiar loser in this year’s NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign report of the best and worst subway lines in the city.