Man attacked by subway performers in Queens

Cops are searching for three suspects who punched a subway rider numerous times on a Manhattan-bound F train earlier this month. (NYPD)
Cops are searching for three suspects who punched a subway rider numerous times on a Manhattan-bound F train earlier this month. (NYPD)

Cops are searching for a group of subway performers who allegedly attacked a 28-year-old straphanger on a Manhattan-bound F train earlier this month.

The victim engaged in a verbal dispute with three “dance show” train performers at approximately 7:20 p.m. on May 7, cops said. The three men began punching the victim numerous times about the head and body. The suspects fled at the 21st Street – Queensbridge station and the victim was taken to Cornell hospital, police said.

Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspects. They are described as black males between 17 and 19 years old.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). 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.


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