15-year-old beaten, robbed at Manhattan Upper East Side subway station

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Photo 177136674 / 72nd Street Subway © James Kirkikis | Dreamstime.com
Photo 177136674 / 72nd Street Subway © James Kirkikis | Dreamstime.com

NEW YORK, NY – Police are investigating after a 15-year-old was punched in the face and robbed by an unknown male victim inside an Upper East Side subway station in Manhattan on October 6th. Today, police released a photo of the suspect in that incident, asking possible witnesses to come forward.

According to the NYPD, at around 3:10 pm, the 15-year-old male victim was standing on the northbound platform at the West 72nd Street and Broadway station when he was approached by the unknown suspect in an unprovoked attack.

The victim fell to the ground and the individual began punching and kicking him in the face and body before his attacker was able to grab his iPhone 11. The suspect fled the scene. The teen suffered brusing and minor lacerations.