By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man caught on camera in a violent attack at a Brooklyn subway station.

According to police, a 42-year-old man was on his cellphone when the suspect came up the stairs and punched him in the face.

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It happened at the Atlantic Avenue station around 12:30 p.m. on May 5.

The two men continued to fight in the stairwell.

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The victim suffered cuts on his face and above his eye. He was treated at the hospital.

The suspect fled the station, police said.

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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