An unknown person stabbed a passenger in the head with a screwdriver
On the evening of Thursday, November 9, an unknown person hit a 61-year-old passenger in the head with a screwdriver on a train at the Columbus Circle station, reports the New York Post.
According to authorities, at about 9:40 pm at the 59th Street-Columbus Circle subway station on the southbound 1 train, a man was suddenly struck twice in the head and face. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai West Hospital and is in stable condition.
Police say the suspect dropped the screwdriver and fled the train when the doors opened. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and a mask. A search is underway for a man who fled the Columbus Circle station, even though it is home to the NYPD Transit Bureau, police said.
Anyone with information about this attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also report a crime on the police website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.