News MTA conductor punched by passenger at Bronx station, police say The suspect is accused of hitting and spitting on the conductor before fleeing. A surveillance image shows a man who police say assaulted an MTA conductor in the Bronx. By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org Updated September 27, 2018 10:42 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Police on Thursday were looking for a man who attacked an MTA conductor in a Bronx subway station earlier this week. The suspect, described as 60 to 65 years old and about 5-foot-7-inches or shorter, walked up to the conductor, who was inside a train car inside the Freeman Street subway station, just after 9 p.m. on Saturday, police said. The suspect, who was wearing black sparring gloves, grabbed the conductor by the collar and punched him in the face before threatening to spit on him, police said. He then walked down to the street and went south, police said. By Alison Fox email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.