A subway conductor was grabbed by the collar while on the job and punched in the face by a man who also threatened to spit on him before walking away, said police.
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A subway conductor was grabbed by the collar and punched in the face by a man who also threatened to spit on him before walking away, said police.
The assault occurred on Sept. 22 at about 9:06 p.m. at the Freeman Street station. The 33-year-old conductor was on duty at the time. He was not seriously injured.
Cops want to find the assailant. They released surveillance camera video of the man described as black, 60 to 65 years old, 5'6" to 5'7" in height, with gray hair.
He was last seen wearing a dark colored baseball cap with sunglasses on top of it, a black hooded sweater with a red design on the front, black jeans, black shoes, black sparring gloves and he carried a blue umbrella.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
Police say all calls/texts are strictly confidential.