Knife-wielding suspect wanted for Smith Street subway incident

Cops are looking to locate and identify the man they say threatened a woman with a knife inside the Smith and Ninth Street “F” train station on Sunday, November 1, within the confines of the 76th Precinct.

Images courtesy of the NYPD
Images courtesy of the NYPD

According to police, the suspect — described as a black man, 25 to 30 years old — approached a 19-year-old woman on t

he northbound side of the subway platform and displayed a knife. The suspect, further described as approximately 5’04” in height and weighing close to 180 pounds, then fled to parts unknown.

He was last seen wearing a black vest, gray sweater with white stripes, black jeans and red sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website ( or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), and entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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