NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a man who, they say, made anti-Mexican remarks before punching a 14-year-old man in the face in the subway.
It happened around 7:15 a.m. Monday aboard a northbound 4-way train en route to the Atlantic Avenue subway station in Brooklyn.
Police said the victim was on the train with two family members when the suspect sat down next to them.
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He allegedly came up with anti-Mexican statements before beating the boy.
The victim received a small incision in the nose and the suspect took off in an unknown direction.
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Anyone with information about the attacker should call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)or for Spanish, 1-888-57-TRACK (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.