NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man who attacked a Queens straphanger with a cane.

At 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the suspect approached a 24-year-old man inside the mezzanine of the Sutphin Boulevard and Archer Ave subway station and beat him with a cane.

The suspect took off, and EMS transported the victim to Elmhurst General Hospital where he was treated and released.

The suspect has been described as a black male with a heavy build, wearing a black du-rag, blue shirt, and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this incident has been asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) of for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA(74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.


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