NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching late Sunday for two suspects who attacked, beat and robbed a man in the 59th Street-Columbus Circle subway station.
Around 5 a.m. Sunday, the suspects came up to the 25-year-old man and knocked him to the floor on the A Train platform at the subway station, police said.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 12/1 Wednesday Morning Forecast
The suspects kicked the man while he was on the floor, and one of them was wearing brass knuckles, police said.
The suspects took $350 in cash and other items from the man and fled on a southbound A Train, police said.
The victim suffered cuts and bruises to his face and was treated at an area hospital, police said.READ MORE: NYCFC Reaches Eastern Conference Final After Penalty Shootout
One of the suspects was described as a Hispanic male in his 30s standing 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was last seen wearing gray hooded sweater and light-colored pants.
The other suspect was described as a black male in his 30s, also standing 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, a black long sleeved undershirt and black pants.
Police released surveillance photos and video of the suspects.MORE NEWS: Nets Edge Knicks On James Johnson's Free Throws
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.