NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s been another assault and robbery in the New York City subway system, and police want your help finding the suspect.
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According to police, the victim, a 68-year-old man, was exiting the staircase of the Bay Ridge Ave. R train station. That’s when the suspect approached him and started beating him up in an apparent random attack. The suspect made off with the victim’s wallet.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Man Attacks, Robs Father And Son After Fender Bender In Queens Itching To Travel? Experts Offer Tips On Where To Go & How To Get There
Anyone with any information 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.