It has been reported to police that on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m. two male black individuals approached the 20-year-old male victim on the southbound “B” train platform inside the Broadway Lafayette subway station. The individuals proceeded to punch the victim in the face and removed two backpacks and a metro card from the victim and fled. EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to an area hospital for bruising, where they have since been released.
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.
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