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.
Authorities say it happened on Feb. 18 at around 3:30 p.m.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo: Dining Capacity At Restaurants Outside New York City To Be Increased To 75% Starting March 19
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: Despite More Sexual Harassment Accusers Coming Forward, Gov. Cuomo Says Again He Has No Plans To Resign Anti-Violence Advocates Rally In Harlem Following Death Of 10-Year-Old Boy On Saturday
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.