2007_09_subattack.jpgThe police are looking for a man they believe robbed three women in Manhattan subway stations. The attacks have taken place in the past week and a half during afternoon hours.

  • September 5, 4:30PM, at the 23rd Street and 6th Avenue F station: A man pushed a 35-year-old woman down the stairs.
  • September 8, 1:30PM, at the 8th Avenue and 34th Street A/C/E station: He pushed a 50-year-old woman "to the ground and took her purse" (WNBC)
  • September 10, 3PM, at Broadway and 40th Street entrance of the Times Square station: The man grabbed a 37-year-old woman on the stairs, pushed her to the ground and took her purse. The victim needed stitches.

The suspect is described as a black man between 30-40 years old and around 6'3". If anyone has information, call Crimestoppers at 800-577-TIPS.