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Assault Suspect Sought

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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 44 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday May 8, 2018, at approximately 03:20 p.m., inside of a southbound "D" train, the individual accused the 55-year-old male victim of bumping into him as they boarded the train. The individual punched the victim in the face, placed him in a headlock and repeatedly rammed his head against the inside of the train. The individual ran off the train at the East 167 Street station and fled the station on foot northbound on Grand Concourse. The victim sustained numerous lacerations on his head and was removed to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

The individual is described as a male, black, 35 to 45 years old, 5'8" - 5'9", 170 lbs, with hair in dreadlocks; last seen wearing a white long sleeved shirt, black slacks, black shoes and he had on a black backpack.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-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 tips will be kept confidential.


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