By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify a man wanted after a woman waiting for a subway was stabbed in Brooklyn.

It happened at the Pennsylvania Avenue station around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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According to police, the woman, 60, bumped into the suspect and apologized to him.

When she turned to see if a train was approaching, the suspect allegedly stabbed her in the back, shoulder and arm, police said.

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He ran down to the street and fled the scene, according to police.

The woman was taken to the hospital with stab wounds and a collapsed lung.

Police said the man they’re looking for is in his 20s, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored sweatpants and white sneakers.

It’s one of at least four subway crimes police are investigating from Wednesday morning. Police also released pictures of a man suspected of slashing a man at the Times Square station.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team