Nov. 27, 2020 By Christian Murray
A 56-year-old man was punched in the face in a random attack while waiting for the subway at the Queens Plaza station on Monday, police said.
The victim was on the R-train platform at around 9:15 a.m. when the suspect approached him and suddenly punched him in the face—knocking him to the ground.
The suspect then ran up the stairs and fled in an unknown direction.
The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/ Elmhurst in stable condition.
The suspect is described as being approximately 25-years of age, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 225 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black and red baseball cap, gold rimmed glasses, black jacket, blue jeans and tan work boots.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the individual is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).