An alleged subway confrontation has police searching for a person of interest who used a wooden stick to strike a fellow passenger.

On Thursday, Jan. 28 around 7:15 p.m., a Queens-bound E train at the Jackson Avenue station was the scene of an altercation in which one man hit another with a stick, police said.

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The victim, a 31-year-old man, argued with the person of interest, who then struck the victim with the stick, causing injuries to his mouth and the right side of his head, police reported. The person of interest then fled on foot, and the victim was taken to New York Presbyterian in stable condition.


The person of interest is white, approximately 6 feet 1 inch tall and 120 pounds, with brown hair.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or to visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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