FLUSHING — Police were searching for two suspects wanted in connection with an assault in Flushing.
According to police, on Jan. 22 at 1:50 p.m. inside the Main Street No. 7 Train station, a 43-year-old male was standing in line at the booth waiting to add money to his MetroCard. Police said the victim stepped off the line to check the balance using the self-service swipe balance checking device mounted on the outside of the booth. When the victim attempted to get back in line, he and the two suspects got into an argument, police said.
The suspects pushed the victim toward the station stairs and assaulted him, rendering him unconscious, police said. The suspects then fled the subway station, according to police.
The victim suffered lacerations to his face and was taken to New York Presbyterian Queens.
Police described the suspects as Hispanic males, one in his 20s, the other in his 40s.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)