Police are looking for a subway robber who punched an elderly man on the C train earlier this month. The incident happened just before 7 p.m. on Thursday August 9th at the Ralph Avenue subway station in Bedford-Stuyvesant. A northbound C train was pulling into the station when the suspect punched a 79-year-old male victim in the face, and removed his wallet from his pants pocket.
The suspect was wearing a Platoon shirt with Charlie Sheen's face on it; police describe him as 25-35, approximately 5'7", about 160 to 180 pounds, and sporting braids. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, or submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website.