Police are looking for two individuals who allegedly attacked a sleeping subway passenger in Brooklyn.
The incident occurred last week, on Monday, October 10th, at around 3:20 a.m., on a southbound F train at 4th Avenue and 9th Street. "[The two individuals punched the 35 year-old male victim in the face repeatedly as he slept," according to the NYPD. "The individuals fled off the train and up to the street."
The victim, who suffered swelling and bruising to his face, was treated at the scene by EMS.
The authorities released images of the suspects, who are described as being in their 20s; one was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater and dark colored pants while the other was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater.
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.