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Man Pushes Subway Rider to the Ground at Roosevelt/74th Street Station, Steals Cash

Nov. 8, 2021 By Christian Murray

The police have released video footage of a man who pushed a 68-year-old straphanger to the ground Thursday inside the Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street station and took cash from the victim’s hand.

The suspect allegedly targeted the man on the mezzanine of the E-line at around 4 p.m., Nov. 4—before pushing him to the ground and grabbing the cash. The victim was not injured and declined medical attention at the scene.

The suspect is described as a man who is approximately 30-years-old, with a light complexion, thin build, facial hair, and was last seen wearing a blue Champion hooded sweatshirt, gray sweat pants and white sneakers.

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).

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