Suspect pushed man, 69, down flight of stairs at Queens subway station: NYPD

Posted at 9:36 PM, Jul 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-10 21:36:08-04

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — Police are searching for a man who allegedly pushed another man down a flight of stairs at a Queens subway station.

The incident happened Wednesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. inside of the 36 Street M/R subway station in Long Island City.

Police say the suspect pushed the victim, 69, down a flight of stairs.  No words were ever exchanged between the two.

The victim was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital with a fractured knee.

The suspect is described as being 6-foot, heavy set and in his late 20s.

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