It happened Sunday around 1 p.m. on the northbound R train.READ MORE: NYPD Looking For Alleged Police Impersonator Accused Of Posing As Detective To Threaten, Steal From Victims
Investigators believe the suspect approached a 64-year-old man and repeatedly punched him in the face, causing facial fractures and breaking his nose.Driver Wanted After Jeep Plowed Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
Police say the suspect fled the train at the Prospect Avenue station, and police are still searching for him.
The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.MORE NEWS: NYC Mayoral Candidates React As Kathryn Garcia, Andrew Yang Make Joint Campaign Stops
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 via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.