Man Robbed & Slashed On Train Platform

Published on May 07, 2012, 6:42 am
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Police are looking for a suspect who slashed a subway rider across the face and neck during a robbery.

Police say the incident occurred on the East Burnside and Jerome avenues 4 train subway platform in the Bronx Saturday night.

They say the suspect approached the victim and removed his headphones from a bag. When the victim tried to grab them back, police say the suspect slashed him with a sharp object.

The suspect fled on a northbound 4 train.

The victim was treated at St. Barnabus Hospital and released.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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