Police Search for 2 Men Who Violently Robbed Man at Columbus Circle Subway Station - NBC New York

Police Search for 2 Men Who Violently Robbed Man at Columbus Circle Subway Station

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    2 Men Beat, Rob Man at Columbus Circle Subway Station

    Police are looking for two men who jumped a man inside the Columbus Circle subway station. Part of the brutal beating was caught on camera. Tracie Strahan reports. (Published Monday, Sept. 26, 2016)

    What to Know

    • A 25-year-old man was beaten and robbed at the Columbus Circle subway station on Sunday morning

    • Police say they are searching for the two men behind the robbery, one of whom was wearing brass knuckles at the time of the assault

    • Video released by the NYPD shows one of the alleged robbers beating on the victim

    Police are looking for the two men who they say beat and robbed a commuter in an early morning attack at the Columbus Circle subway station. 

    The 25-year-old victim was on an A line platform at the 59th Street-Columbus Circle station at 5 a.m. Sunday when he was knocked to the ground by the two suspects.

    The robbers then punched and kicked him while he was on the floor of the station. One of the robbers was wearing brass knuckles during the attack, according to police.

    Video released by the NYPD shows one of the alleged robbers standing over the beaten victim as the other alleged robber appears to act as a lookout nearby. 

    The robbers got away with $350 in cash and other property before leaving the station on a southbound A train.

    The victim suffered bruising and lacerations to his face and was treated at an area hospital.

    The NYPD asks anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

     

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