NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a man was critically hurt after being assaulted at a Brooklyn subway station Thursday.
The incident happened around 2 p.m. at the Marcy Avenue station in Williamsburg.READ MORE: Retired FDNY Firefighter Suffering From 9/11-Related Illness In Need Of Lifesaving Bone Marrow Transplant
According to police, a woman approached a 76-year-old man inside the mezzanine of the station, then shoved him to the ground and ran off.READ MORE: Harlem Man Arrested After Allegedly Punching Woman, Striking 5-Year-Old Child
The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition with bleeding in the brain.
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Anyone who has information regarding this incident 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 NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.