Police looking for suspect who assaulted man at Times Square subway station

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The NYPD released surveillance video of the attack.

Police are searching for the suspect who beat up a fellow subway rider in a brutal attack at a subway stop in New York City.

The incident happened Feb. 28 at about 6:30 p.m. at the 42 Street/Times Square subway station in Manhattan.

Police say the attacker approached the 22-year-old male victim from behind and punched him several times in the face and body.

He knocked the victim to the floor where he also kicked him. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The victim was treated at the scene by EMS for bruising and swelling to his face as well as two chipped teeth.

The NYPD describes the attacker as a male Hispanic in his 30s, around 6 feet tall and weighing around 240 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray overcoat, a white shirt with a dark colored striped tie, dark colored pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regards 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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