MTA Conductor Punched in Face After Waking Up Sleeping Subway Rider: Police

A 40-year-old MTA conductor was punched in the face when she tried to wake up a man sleeping on a southbound C train in Brooklyn last week, authorities say. 

Police say the man was asleep on the train at the Euclid Avenue subway stop around 9 p.m. last Friday. When the conductor woke him up, he pummeled her in the face and ran off. 

The conductor was taken to a hospital in stable condition. 

Police released a surveillance image of the suspect (above). 

Anyone with information about him is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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