Teen struck with glass bottle in head aboard Washington Heights subway
NEW YORK - A 17-year-old boy is recovering from a brutal attack by two men aboard a subway train during an argument that escalated in Washington Heights, said police.
Cops are looking for the men who approached the teen on April 19 at about 9:25 p.m. on a southbound A train and then kicked and punched him multiple times following the dispute. One of the suspects struck the teen in the head with a glass bottle, according to cops.
The suspects stayed on the train but it was not clear where they got off.
EMS responded and transported the victim to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in stable condition.
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Police released security camera video of the suspects smiling inside the station.
Anyone with information about the assault was encouraged to contact the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
On Saturday, an elderly man was injured in an unprovoked attack inside a Queens subway station. The 79-year-old man was standing inside the mezzanine area to the ‘7’ Line when an unknown individual walked past him and punched him in the head.