Elderly man beaten on Upper West Side subway after asking suspects to turn their music down

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Pictures have been released of two suspects who attacked a woman in the Upper West Side on the subway.

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police have released pictures of the man and woman accused of attacking a 78-year-old man on the subway.

The incident happened on Thursday afternoon, onboard a 1 train near the 96 St. station on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

Police say the suspects repeatedly punched the victim in the face after he asked them to turn their music down.

The victim is expected to recover.

Officials are still looking for the suspects.

On Monday night, a man was pushed onto the tracks of the 6 train line at Lexington Avenue and East 77th Street on the Upper East Side.

This subway crime was the third in nine days.

Police released video of the shoving suspect to alert the public.

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