According to police the two men were located on the mezzanine area of the Seneca Avenue subway station.
The 62-year-old victim was pushed to the ground during a dispute with the suspect. He suffered a broken hip as a result.
The suspect is described as a M/W/45-50 years of age. He is described as being 5'8" tall and was wearing a brown plaid jacket, brown cap, brown pants, and was carrying a black briefcase.
Police did not say what sparked the dispute.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).