Police Release Sketch of Man Wanted in Anti-Gay Attack in NYC Subway Station: VIDEO


Police are looking for a man who approached a gay couple and attacked one of them on a Greenwich Village subway platform on March 2, ABC7 reports:

Authorities say the suspect sucker-punched a man after asking if he was gay.

The victim suffered serious injuries. Now, police hope a sketch will lead to an arrest.

The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. on March 2 at the West 4th Street-Washington Square subway station in Greenwich Village.

The 39-year-old victim and his partner were on the platform when the suspect approached and asked about their sexuality. When they ignored the suspect, he made a derogatory statement about gays and punched the victim in his face, causing him to fall to the ground.

The suspect then fled the station.

Watch the report, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted March 6, 2014 at 7:33am ETC by Andy Towle
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