Nick Gilbertson, Breitbart, April 9, 2022
A group of New York City teens remains on the loose after they assaulted a 48-year-old man on a subway train and slashed his forehead with a sharp object, police said.
The four suspects, shown in the video below, are believed to be between the ages of 16 and 17, Pix11 reported.
🚨WANTED🚨for an ASSAULT Aboard a moving N/B ‘B’ train #manhattan @NYPD24pct on 4/6/[email protected] 4:20P.M. The individuals punched the victim in the face & arms & cut him on the forehead with a sharp object💰Reward up to $3500 Know who they are?📲Call 1-800-577-TIPS Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! pic.twitter.com/lzB2tsvqcT
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) April 8, 2022
Police said the incident occurred Wednesday aboard a northbound B train in Manhattan at 4:20 p.m. when one of the suspects stepped on the man’s boots, the New York Daily News reported. The man told the teens not to step on his boots. One of the suspects allegedly stepped toward the victim, prompting him to stand up, and then the teens attacked, according to the outlet.
They slugged him in the face and arms and used a sharp object to slash his forehead, police said.
Transit crime in the Big Apple has seen an alarming rise in 2022 under the leadership of Mayor Eric Adams (D). From January 1 through April 3, transit crimes climbed 62.5 percent compared to the same period in 2021.