WANTED: Assault (Queens)

 

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified males seen in the attaches surveillance photo and video who are sought in connection with an Assault in Transit within the confines of the 109th Precinct/ Transit District 20. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1:50 p.m. inside of the Flushing/ Main Street 7 Train station, the victim, a 43-year-old male, was standing in line at the subway station booth in order to add money to his MetroCard. The victim stepped off the line to check the balance using the self-service swipe balance checking device mounted on the outside of the booth. A dispute began between the victim and the unidentified males when the victim attempted to resume his position in line. The unidentified males pushed the victim towards the station stairs where an assault that rendered the victim unconscious ensued. The unidentified males fled the subway station. The victim, who suffered lacerations to his face, was transported by EMS to New York Presbyterian Queens.

  •  The unidentified males are Hispanic. One is in his 20s, the other is in his 40s.  

 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.