Suspect sought for pushing 72-year-old man to the ground in Midtown subway station

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Photos courtesy of the NYPD

The NYPD is looking for someone who attacked a 72-year-old man in a Midtown subway station for no apparent reason.

According to police, at 9:35 a.m. on Feb. 11 the victim was standing on the 7 train platform at the 42 St-Bryant Park Station. As the subway doors opened, the victim was approached by an unknown man who pushed the victim behind.

The suspect fell to the ground on the platform and the suspect fled the scene to parts unknown. The victim suffered bruising and swelling to his face and body and was taken to NYU Hospital by EMS.

 The NYPD released photos of the suspect taken from inside the train station.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this individual 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.