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Man Gets Into Argument On E Train, Hits Rider In The Face With Stick



Feb. 2, 2016 Staff Report

A man on a Queens-bound E train struck another rider in the face with a wooden stick after the two got into an argument, according to police.

The assault allegedly took place at Jackson Avenue and Queens Boulevard on Jan. 28, around 7:15 p.m.

Police said the perpetrator struck the victim with a wooden stick causing a laceration to his lip and an abrasion to the right side of his head. The perpetrator then fled the train on foot.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

The police are looking to speak to a person of interest wanted for questioning in regards to the assault.

The person of interest is described as a white male, 6 feet 1 inch, 120 pounds, with brown hair.

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

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