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    NYC crime: Police searching for women behind elevator attack in Manhattan subway station


    ByEyewitness News

    Sunday, June 11, 2023 6:10PM

    NYPD searching for women behind elevator attack in subway station

    NEW YORK (WABC) — Police released video footage of two people of interest following a disturbing attack inside a subway station elevator in Manhattan.

    The NYPD says on the night of May 26, two women approached a 64-year-old male victim and a 67-year-old female victim inside of an MTA elevator at Avenue of Americas and West 4th Street.

    They say individuals punched the victims multiple times and forcibly removed a cellphone from the male victim when he tried taking their picture after the attack.

    The attackers got away on a southbound F train at the station.

    Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for their injuries.

    Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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