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Police Release New Footage of Suspect Wanted for Smashing Subway Windows

Aug. 27, 2020 By Christian Murray

The police have released new footage of a man wanted for questioning in connection to a spate of smashed windows on subway cars.

The NYPD release footage Wednesday of a suspect taken on Aug. 1 by a witness who sent it to Crime Stoppers.

Police are looking to find the person—or persons—responsible for smashing dozens of windows on subway trains.

The NYPD said that there were 63 incidents that occurred from May 8 to Aug. 3 on the number 2, 3, 7 subway lines where glass was broken on subway cars. There have been many incidents since.

The MTA is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect, with an additional $2,500 from Crimestoppers.

The vandalism has cost the MTA more than $300,000 and has led to reduced service. Cars have be taken out of service in order for the new windows are installed.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) 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 on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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