News Police investigating subway attack as hate crime An MTA New York City Subway car arrives in a station. Photo Credit: Getty Images By DAN RIVOLI firstname.lastname@example.org @danrivoli Updated February 25, 2014 7:34 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Police are investigating a possible hate crime against a 43-year-old Hispanic man attacked on a No. 7 train on Sunday. The victim told police the suspect, a man in his 30s, was making racial slurs while punching him in the head, an NYPD spokesman said Tuesday. The attack occurred on the Queens-bound train around 4 p.m. as it headed into the Court Square station, the NYPD said. The victim received minor injuries but refused medical attention. By DAN RIVOLI email@example.com @danrivoli Dan covers transportation, politics and general assignment news for amNewYork. He is a Staten Island native who lives in Brooklyn. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.