Subway conductor punched by straphanger

A subway conductor was punched in the nose by a man who was blocking the doors to a subway car at the 125th Street Station in Harlem.

The 30-year-old suspect was holding the doors open on a No. 4 train Thursday when the conductor told him to stop.

The man then walked over to the conductor and assaulted him, according to police.

The conductor punched the suspect back.

Both men were treated at a local hospital. The suspect suffered a cut to his lip. The conductor was treated for a bruise on his nose.

Charges were pending on the suspect.