NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One man was robbed and another was attacked at a Washington Heights subway station Friday morning.
The incidents happened at the West 168th Street and Broadway station.READ MORE: A Closer Look At This Year's Best Musical Nominees: 'Moulin Rouge', 'Tina' And 'Jagged Little Pill'
Police say just after 8 a.m., a man snatched a 71-year-old man’s wallet out of his hand and took off.
About an hour and a half later, the same man allegedly pushed a 29-year-old man to the ground, then cut the victim’s front pocket with a kitchen knife before running away.READ MORE: New Video Shows Suspects Wanted For East Harlem Slashing
According to police, the victim in that incident suffered a cut on his finger, but they did not say if anything was stolen.
Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspect.MORE NEWS: 20th Annual Tunnel To Towers 5K Run And Walk Kicks Off From Brooklyn To Manhattan
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.