A subway rider was viciously attacked at the Prospect Park subway station on Sunday, and police are now looking for two suspects.
The incident occurred around 5:15 a.m. on Sunday, October 2nd, inside the station at Empire Boulevard and Flatbush Avenue: According to the NYPD, the 21-year-old male victim was in the station when an "unidentified male approached the victim, exchanged words with him and punched him with a closed fist. While the victim is engaged with the male assailant, an unidentified female approached the victim from behind and slashed him with unknown object."
The victim was treated at a nearby hospital for cuts to his head, face, chest and hands.
Police released surveillance images of the suspects: The male suspect is described as being 30-35 years old, 5'10"-6' and partially bald; he was last seen wearing a light blue shirt and black pants. The female suspect is described as being 25-28 years old and 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a black sweat-shirt, and a pajama pants.
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.