Man accused of throwing bottle at MTA conductor inside subway station sought

Kimberly Dole
January 23, 2020 - 10:03 am
Suspect sought

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police released a video early Thursday of a man wanted in connection to an assault of an MTA employee inside a Brooklyn subway station.

Officials say that on New Year's Eve, at approximately 11:45 p.m., a 28-year-old MTA train conductor of a southbound 2 train pulled into the Atlantic Avenue subway station.

While in the station, a man threw a plastic bottle at the employee, striking her in the face, police say.

The suspect fled towards to the Q line in unknown direction.

The MTA employee suffered a cut above her right eye and was taken to New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in stable condition.

Authorities ask anyone with information to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.

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