Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/AEMoreira042281 Inset photo via NYPD
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/AEMoreira042281 Inset photo via NYPD
Police are looking for a man who assaulted a 59-year-old on the N train in Astoria.

Cops need your help in identifying a man who punched and sliced a 59-year-old man on the N train in Astoria.

According to police, the incident occurred at about 10:50 p.m. on Jan. 4 when the suspect began arguing with the victim as he entered the N train at the Ditmars Boulevard stop. The argument escalated and the suspect proceeded to punch the victim in the head and face, which caused swelling.

Law enforcement sources said the perpetrator then used an unknown object to cut the victim’s forehead when the train pulled up to the Astoria Boulevard station. The suspect fled the scene; the victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital to be treated.

The suspect is described as a black man in his mid to late 20s, approximately 5 feet, 7 inches and 210 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, T-shirt and a military style book bag.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

 

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Queens subways affected by investigation into attempted terror attack in Manhattan
Queens subways affected by investigation into attempted terror attack in Manhattan
Two N/W train stations in Astoria will close this October for a major 8-month overhaul
Two N/W train stations in Astoria will close this October for a major 8-month overhaul
Popular Stories
Photo via Google Maps
Police continue to investigate death of man found with severe head trauma in Little Neck
Photo via Google Maps
Glendale Catholic school shutting its doors this year due to plunge in enrollment
Photo courtesy of pixelbay
These Queens neighborhoods reported the most heat complaints in 2018


Skip to toolbar