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Muggers Viciously Beat Straphanger

Police are looking for four men who beat and robbed a straphanger at a Gun Hill Road train station.Photo byNYPD

By Dan Gesslein

Bronx Voice

September 20, 2023

BRONX - A group of muggers viciously beat a man as he stepped off a Bronx subway train at Gun Hill Road, cops said.

Cops released surveillance video of a group of four men wanted in connection with an assault and robbery at Bronx subway station.

At around 3:40 am on September 15, a 38-year-old man was exiting a northbound Number 2 train at the Gun Hill Road subway station. Cops said four men approached the straphanger on the subway platform.

Without warning the men began punching and kicking the victim. Cops said the attacker beat the victim throughout the body. As he lay on the ground the attackers forcibly removed his backpack.

The attackers ran out of the station in an unknown direction.

The victim was treated for pain and bruising to the head by EMS at the scene.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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