NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery that took place at a Brooklyn subway station on Wednesday morning.
At 9:20 a.m. a 32-year-old man was buying a Metro Card at the Fulton Street & Rockaway Avenue subway stop when the suspect approached him from behind, hit him in the head with a hammer, and demanded money, police said. The victim complied and the suspect fled.READ MORE: Manhattan-Bound Tube Of Midtown Tunnel Closed This Weekend
The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was treated for a head injury and released.READ MORE: Movie Adaptation Of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights' Will Kick Off 2021 Tribeca Film Festival
The suspect has been described as a 5’10” black male, weighing between 130 and 150 lbs.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery has been asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 [CRIMES] and entering TIP577.MORE NEWS: As More People Get Vaccinated And Reopenings Expand, Some Are Experiencing 'Reentry Anxiety'
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