March 6, 2019 Staff Report
A man was punched and slashes at the Main Street 7 station earlier this week in an attack that sent him to the hospital, according to authorities.
The 34-year-old victim was down the stairwell leading to the station at around 4:45 p.m. on March 4 when he was approached by the attacker and punched in the torso from behind.
The assailant then slashed him on his left thigh before fleeing in an unknown direction, police said.
EMS took the victim to an area hospital, where he received several stitches.
Police describe the suspect as male, black, and approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall. He weighs about 190 pounds , has facial hair and was last seen wearing a black NorthFace coat and multicolored headwear.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.