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A New York the subway rider was beaten down with a hammer at a Manhattan station Tuesday night, authorities said.
The attack took place around 9:30 pm on the platform of the 14th Street and 7th Avenue subway stations. FOX5 New York This was reported by the police.
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When the injured man accidentally ran into another man on the platform, the man took out a hammer and hit the victim on the head, police said.
The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital for medical treatment. Updates to his status were not available immediately.
The suspect fled the scene and as of Wednesday morning remains at large. Police described him wearing a red jacket, red shoes and blue jeans.
There is a surge in transit crime in New York this year: 428 incidents have been registered since the beginning of the year, which is 81.4% more than in the same period last year. According to New York police.
Sunday is a tough career criminal allegedly cut a subway passenger in person around 8:30 a.m. near Lower East Side Station in Manhattan.
The suspect, 40-year-old Brendan Dowling, was released without bail for a similar attack on a woman in Brooklyn in December 2020.