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Man Shoves, Punches Straphanger at Queensboro Plaza Station: NYPD

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May 8, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez

Police are searching for a man who shoved and punched a straphanger at the Queensboro Plaza station last week.

The NYPD says the attacker pushed a 21-year-old man aside while both were boarding an Astoria-Ditmars Blvd.-bound N train at around 7:30 p.m. on April 29.

The 21-year-old victim confronted him over the shove, but was punched in the face. The man then stepped outside the train and challenged the 21-year-old to a fight, police say.

The victim stayed inside the train while the assailant remained on the platform outside.

Police describe the suspect as black, in his 40s, measuring 6 feet tall, and donning a mustache. He was also seen wearing a red baseball cap, a red hooded sweater, a black vest, and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). All calls are strictly confidential.

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Gerald

This is typical lowlife perp who has nothing else to do. He can afford to step off train and challenge someone to a fight while the rest of us have to go to work all day. So many of these lowlifes who don’t do anything, just looking to upset people. Hope someone eventually finds him and knocks his lights out!!

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Queensbird40

Or you could just not say anything at all. Everyone shoves and pushes to get on the trains these days. Just ignore it and keep it moving.

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brooklynmc

Good life advice, just stay away from anyone wearing a hooded sweatshirt.

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