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Man struck with bottle on subway in Washington Heights

Anthony Payero

By Anthony Payero

(NEW YORK) A dispute among three men on a subway train in Washington Heights ended with one of them being struck on the head with a bottle on Tuesday, the New York City Police Department announced, per Patch.

The argument began around 9:40 p.m. on a southbound A train near the West 168th Street station, according to the NYPD.

The victim suffered a laceration to the head after one of the men hit him with a bottle. The unidentified victim ran off the subway cart at the next stop and was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition, police said.

Officials are still in search of the assailant and his companion, who remained on the southbound A train.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at or by messaging on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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