Suspect Wanted for Punching MTA Worker at East Broadway Station

Posted on: February 24th, 2011 at 9:18 am by

Police are in pursuit of a man who allegedly slugged an off-duty MTA employee at the East Broadway subway station on Friday, February 4.  The victim, Sabrina Scott, 39, was slugged once in the head while standing on the platform, at which point a good Samaritan named Derrick Oates intervened.  During the subsequent struggle between the trio, Ms. Scott tumbled onto the tracks and suffered only minor lacerations.

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No arrests have been made.  The suspect wanted in connection with the crime is a Hispanic man between the ages of 35-40, 6’0” and 200 pounds.  Police said he has a “clean-shaven, pocked marked face and a clean shaven head.”  Or as the Post calls him, a “Bald Bully.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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