Suspect Breaks Man's Nose, Eye Socket on MTA Bus in Possible Race-Based Attack - NBC New York

Suspect Breaks Man's Nose, Eye Socket on MTA Bus in Possible Race-Based Attack

Authorities released a photo of the suspect captured by surveillance cameras

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    Man's Nose, Eye Socket Broken in Race-Laden Bus Tirade

    Police are looking for a suspect believed to be in his late 30s who allegedly made anti-white statements to a man on an MTA bus as it drove through Manhattan two weeks ago and then attacked him, leaving him with a fractured nose and eye socket. Rob Schmitt reports. (Published Monday, Sept. 9, 2013)

    Police are looking for a suspect believed to be in his late 30s who allegedly made anti-white statements to a man on an MTA bus as it drove through Manhattan two weeks ago and then attacked him, leaving him with a fractured nose and eye socket. 

    Authorities say the victim and suspect were on an M60 bus traveling on West 127th Street in Manhattanville shortly before 3 p.m. Aug. 30 when the suspect made anti-white remarks and punched the victim in the face.

    The suspect fled after the attack. Police released a photo of him captured by surveillance cameras (above).

    Anyone with information about the assault is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  

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