NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The search is on for a man wanted in connection with an assault that took place at a subway station in East Harlem.

A 45-year-old man was punched in the head at the 125th Street and Lexington Avenue station on Friday morning, police said.

A fight apparently spilled onto the platform after two men got into a verbal dispute on a 6-train.

The victim fell to the ground and hit his head on the platform. He was taken to Harlem Hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident 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 or by texting tips to 274637[CRIMES] and entering TIP577.

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