What to Know
- A man threatened to slap a woman on a Manhattan-bound E train Friday night
- The woman moved to a different location of the train before the man approached her a second time
- The man lifted his shirt to expose the handle of a firearm before the victim exited the train
A woman was threatened by a man carrying a concealed firearm on the subway Friday, police said.
The 33-year-old victim was riding a Manhattan-bound E train at around 8:40 p.m. when a man sat next to her in the vicinity of Broadway and Roosevelt Avenue, authorities said.
After the man threatened to slap her, the woman moved to a different section of the train. He approached her a second time and lifted his shirt to expose the handle of a firearm, police said.
The victim exited the train, while the man remained on the train. Police said there were no injuries.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.