BEACON TRANSCRIPT – The New York Metropolitan Police is looking for an individual who allegedly attacked another commuter on the NYC Subway on Friday. Based on the police report, the suspect, who was wearing a red ‘Make America Great Again’ cap, attempted to kill a Hispanic man by throwing him onto the train tracks.
Man Involved in Friday NYC Subway Incident Still Not Found
According to the authorities, on Friday, at around 8:15 p.m., an individual dialed 911 and told the operator that someone assaulted a commuter on Union Square-14th Street stop platform.
After arriving at the location, the authorities discovered a Hispanic male with superficial woods. The victim told the authorities that he was waiting on the platform when he was approached by an Africa-American man.
Based on the victim’s testimony, he spent some time talking to the individual who, apparently, was bothered by his presence on the platform. At one point, their conversation turned into yelling and cursing.
The victim told the police that the man began uttering derogatory remarks regarding his ethnicity. As he attempted to leave the platform, the attacker jumped him and punched him several times before throwing his victim onto the train tracks.
Fortunately, a passerby who witnessed the incident managed to help the man onto the platform. The suspect managed to escape by boarding an incoming train.
The New York Metropolitan Police Department is currently trying to identify the man’s attacker. Based on the witnesses’ descriptions, the suspect has a heavy built and, at the time of the assault, he wore a red ‘Make America Great Again’ cap, blue jeans, a black jacket, and gold jewelry around his neck.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact the authorities as soon as possible and not attempt to subdue the suspect.
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