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    Man Punches MTA Worker in Harlem Subway Station

    An irate man punched an MTA worker on a subway platform and police are asking for help finding him.

    (Published Sunday, June 16, 2019)

    An irate man punched an MTA worker on a subway platform and police are asking for help finding him. 

    The man was at the 145th Street subway station in Harlem early Saturday when he punched an employee in the face, the NYPD said. Video shows him yelling at two or three workers who were on the 1 train platform, wearing orange and yellow vests. 

    The 59-year old victim was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital for a cut to his face, police said. 

    The suspect fled to the street. Police said the man was bald with a goatee and he appeared to be in his 40s and 6 feet tall. 

    Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

    The punch was the latest in a rash of attacks on MTA employees, which included urine throwing and the stabbing of a conductor

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