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Suspect sought for punching man several times during dispute on the Q train in Brooklyn

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a suspect who punched a man several times while riding the subway in Brooklyn last month.

According to police, at 10:40 p.m. on May 6 a 31-year-old man was standing with his bike on the southbound Q train at the Church Avenue subway station when an unknown man kicked his bike. The two got into a verbal dispute, resulting in the suspect punching the victim multiple times in the face.

The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim refused medical attention at the scene.  

The NYPD released a video of the suspect leaving the station, as well as a photo taken from inside the train.

Photo and video is attached. 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 on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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