Police are looking for this man in connection to an assault on a Brooklyn A train NYPD

A man who started arguing with passengers on a Brooklyn subway train last week, allegedly attacked one of them before running away, police said.


On May 5, at about 3:35 p.m. a 32-year-old man was on a southbound A train when the suspect, who had been sitting next to him, became belligerent and started a dispute, police said.


The suspect then got into an argument with another passenger and when the 32-year-old attempted to intervene, the individual allegedly began to punch and choke him, according to authorities.


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The suspect then ran off the train at the High Street subway station in Brooklyn.


Police describe the suspect — who was caught on surveillance video — as a 35-year-old black man, 6 feet tall, 185 pounds, with a dark complexion and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.