Straphanger punched, robbed in random attack on NYC subway: cops

Straphanger punched, robbed in random attack on NYC subway: cops

A straphanger was socked within the face and robbed in a random assault on a Manhattan prepare early Tuesday, cops stated. 

The 24-year-old man was on board a southbound No. 1 prepare approaching Rector Road round 4:30 a.m. when two males punched him with out provocation, authorities stated. 

They grabbed his pockets — holding an unspecified amount of money — and mobile phone, police stated. 

The duo allegedly grabbed the sufferer’s mobile phone and pockets.Stephen Yang

The pair ran out of the prepare when it pulled into the station, cops stated. 

The sufferer refused medical consideration on the scene. 

The incident comes after at the least six straphangers have been attacked throughout the metropolis’s subway system between Sunday and Monday.

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