NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for the suspect in a vicious attack on a 71-year-old man in a Midtown subway station.

The confrontation happened around 3:30 p.m. in the passageway at the 42nd Street station between Seventh and Eighth avenues.

Police say the suspect got into a dispute with the victim.

He allegedly took the man’s cane then started beating him with a belt and belt buckle.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with cuts on his face and head. He’s expected to be OK.

Comments (3)
  1. Carolyn says:

    When you give criminals free reign, they are not afraid of anything.

    1. howie222333 says:

      Exactly., It’s the DiBlasio policy. The police don’t do anything anymore until after a ‘serious’, and only ‘serious’ crime occurs.

  2. Kim Maria Wiggins says:

    Truy disgusting!

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