JACKSON HEIGHTS — The NYPD has asked the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with the assault of a 66-year-old man.
According to the police, on April 8 the victim was walking through the mezzanine area of the 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue subway station when the suspect assaulted him with a metal object and fled.
The victim was transported to Elmhurst hospital where he was treated for a fractured skull, said the police.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic or Middle Eastern male and approximately 20 to 25 years old. He was wearing a yellow headband, blue ski jacket, gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers, said the police.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimes
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