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Pair attack on-duty MTA conductor in Queens subway station

Posted at 12:47 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 12:47:05-04

OZONE PARK, Queens — A pair slugged an MTA conductor in the face in an unprovoked attack in a Queens subway station, police said Thursday.

The two attackers ran from the 80th Street A train station after the late Monday attack, officials said.

The victim suffered minor injuries and was treated at a local hospital.

Police asked for help identifying the attackers. They're both believed to be 15 to 20 years old. One attacker was last seen wearing black sunglasses, a red baseball cap, a black jacket and a black basketball jersey. The other attacker was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black pants, black sneakers, and he had on a blue backpack.

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