Cops seek suspect who smashed MTA conductor with a bottle at Financial District subway station

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Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a suspect who attacked an MTA train conductor while at a Financial District subway station.

According to police, at 1:45 a.m. on May 15 an unknown man approached the victim, a 43-year-old man, while inside a train at the Broad Street station. The suspect reached through the conductor’s partition window and forcibly smashed a glass bottle against his forehead causing multiple lacerations.

The suspect then fled the scene topside to parts unknown. The suspect was taken to NYC Health & Hospital/Bellevue, where he was treated and released.

The NYPD released surveillance photos of the suspect, who is described as a 45-year-old light skinned man with light blond hair and light blond facial hair, standing 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie sweater, black pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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