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Teen repeatedly punched in face in violent NYC subway attack

An 18-year-old lady was repeatedly punched within the face in a random assault in an L practice subway station in Manhattan early Monday, police stated — within the newest violent incident in New York Metropolis’s transit system.

The teenager sufferer was strolling within the 14th Avenue subway’s underground passageway between sixth and seventh Avenue when the suspect out of the blue struck her within the head at about 4 a.m., cops stated.

The suspect, who didn’t brandish any weapons or rob the sufferer in the course of the assault, instantly fled.

The teenager suffered a reduce to her face and was taken to the hospital for remedy, cops stated.

It got here simply hours after a 41-year-old man was stabbed within the torso on a 3 practice in Harlem at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

The sufferer had gotten right into a combat with one other male on the northbound practice simply moments earlier than the stabbing, police stated.

The suspect fled on the 148th subway station, whereas the sufferer was taken to a Harlem hospital the place he stays in a steady situation.

148 St. subway station.
A 41-year-old man was stabbed within the torso on a 3 practice in Harlem.
Robert Mecea
148 St. subway station.
The suspect fled on the 148th subway station, whereas the sufferer was taken to a Harlem hospital.
Robert Mecea

Cops couldn’t instantly say if the three practice stabbing was random — however did say the assault was unprovoked.

In the meantime, police stated one other 41-year-old man was robbed at knifepoint on a 6 practice as he was getting off on the 96th Avenue station at about 2:40 a.m. Monday.

The suspect had brandished a knife and ordered the sufferer handy over his money, cops stated.

96th St. and Lexington Ave. subway station.
One other 41-year-old man was robbed at knifepoint on a 6 practice as he was getting off on the 96th Avenue station.
Robert Mecea
Police are seen at the scene of a robbery at the 96th St. and Lexington Ave. subway station.
The suspect brandished a knife and ordered the sufferer handy over his money.
Robert Mecea

He then fled with the sufferer’s property, however was arrested quickly after.

Cops stated costs hadn’t but been filed as a result of the suspect was refusing to cooperate and so they hadn’t been capable of positively ID him.

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