NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for the suspect in a screwdriver attack on the subway.
The situation unfolded shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday inside the Sutphin Boulevard station in Jamaica, Queens.
Police said the suspect approached a 42-year-old man and demanded money. He allegedly followed the victim onto a Manhattan-bound F train.
When the man refused to hand over his wallet, police said the suspect punched him in the head and stabbed him in the right arm with a screwdriver.
The suspect got off at the Briarwood station, and the victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition.
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.
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