Suspect sought for slugging straphanger on board F train near Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens subway station: NYPD

NYPD is searching for this unidentified male in connection to an assault on a northbound F train in August. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an individual connected to an assault that occurred last month on a subway within the confines of 112th Precinct. 

On Sunday, Aug. 21, at approximately 11:15 p.m., on a northbound F train heading toward the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens subway station, a 30-year-old male victim was punched in the face multiple times by an unidentified man after a verbal altercation. The assailant fled on foot out of the subway station in an unknown direction. The victim refused medical attention. 

Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or on Twitter @NYPDTips.