Oct. 23, 2018 By Laura Hanrahan
Police are searching for a man who threatened another passenger with a knife while aboard a 7 train in Flushing last month.
The unidentified man got into a verbal dispute with a 23-year-old male passenger on an eastbound 7 train as it was pulling into the Main Street station at around 12:35 a.m. on Sept. 23.
The man took out a knife and threatened the other passenger with it during the dispute, police say.
He was last seen fleeing eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue towards Main Street.
The suspect is described as white, 6 feet tall, weighing 200 pounds, and with brown hair. He was also wearing a blue shirt with “Delta” on the front, dark colored shorts and was carrying a dark colored book bag.
Anyone with information in regards 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). Tips can be submitted by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.