Police Seek Suspect in Bias Attack on Subway
The suspect punched the victim on a 7 train and made anti-Mexican statements, police said
Friday, Feb 28, 2014 Updated at 7:11 AM EDT
The NYPD is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted for a bias assault on a subway rider.
Police say the rider was attacked on a 7 train last Sunday.
They say the suspect approached the 43-year-old victim, punched him in the face and then made anti-Mexican statements.
The suspect fled at the Court Square Station in Queens.
The victim suffered a lacerated lip and bruises to the nose.
Police released a photo and sketch of the suspect and asked anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.
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