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Man attacked on subway number 6 on Manhattan’s Upper East Side


Man attacked on subway number 6 on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan – Police are investigating another attack on the New York City subway system.

A man was hospitalized after he was mugged on a subway train on the Upper East Side.

The victim was mugged by two other men on subway 6 around 1:50 a.m.

He hit his head on the door or the floor of the car, knocking him unconscious.

He was taken to New York-Presbyterian Cornell Hospital in stable condition.

The two men from the train fled the scene and no arrests have been made.

The nature of the dispute was not immediately known.

The attack comes less than 24 hours after a 23-year-old woman was groped and robbed at the Herald Square subway station.

It happened on Monday at 4 in the morning. The attacker got away with her bag.

Meanwhile, police are searching for the man seen in surveillance footage who wanted for murder on a Bronx-bound 2 train at Penn Station. It happened shortly after 12am on Sunday.

The suspect is around 5 ‘9 “and weighs 185 pounds.

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Akeem Loney, 32, a rising soccer shop who also happened to be a homeless man, was sleeping when someone stabbed him in the neck without provocation.

His former coach spoke to Eyewitness News.

“It’s impossible to imagine,” Reed Fox said. “I’ve been sick to my stomach thinking about it.”

“You have to do something because no one deserves to die,” said Passengers United’s Talea Wufka. “This is the largest city on Earth and we have to return it to what it was.”

The MTA insists that crime is at its lowest point in 25 years. But in recent months the numbers have been increasing.


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