WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)


The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to an assault within the confines of the 14 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at approximately 5:40 a.m. a 45 year-old female victim was approached by an unidentified individual at the 42 Street and Lexington avenue subway station (northbound 7 line platform), where he tripped her and pushed  her down to the ground. The victim suffered injuries to her knees, hands and nose.

 The unidentified individual is described as a:

  •  Male black, approximately 55 year-old, 5’8″, and weight approximately 200pounds.

 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).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.