Authorities are seeking a male suspect wanted in connection with the assault of a 77-year-old man in the Windsor Terrace area.
According to police, on Tuesday, December 19 at 2:20 p.m. the victim entered the Fort Hamilton Parkway subway station and was at the turnstile when the suspect allegedly approached him from behind and hit him on the left side of his ear.
The individual fled the location and the victim was taken NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn where he was diagnosed with a punctured ear drum.
The suspect is described as a 16-year-old black teen. He is said to be six-feet-tall with a medium complexion, black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black bookbag, beige pants and a blue sweater.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.