Hispanic man assaulted on NYC subway train while attacker shouted racial slurs

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New York City subway train-file photo

NEW YORK, NY – Police in New York City are asking the public to help identify a suspect who attacked a Hispanic man aboard a subway train in the Bronx. The attack took place on November 20th, but police released a photo of the suspect early Wednesday morning.

According to police the man approached a Hispanic man aboard the southbound 6 train. The suspect then started shouting anti-Hispanic slurs at the man while he assaulted him, punching the 26-year-old male in the head.

The New York City Police Department’s 43rd Precinct is investigating the attack.

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