Police search for suspect in Brooklyn subway bias attack

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are searching for a man accused of a bias attack on a subway train in Brooklyn.

Officials say this man walked up to another man and said, "Go back to your country."

The suspect then punched the 27-year-old twice in the face.

It all happened on a southbound "J" train.

They both got off the subway at the Crescent Street stop.

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).