Police: Anthony Coward, 28, arrested for hammer attack, robbery at Fulton Street, Rockaway Avenue subway station

The NYPD has arrested a man suspected of hitting another man in the head with a hammer and robbing him. Police say 28-year-old Anthony Coward

Police say Anthony Coward hit a man with

Police say Anthony Coward hit a man with a hammer while he was trying to buy a MetroCard at a subway station in Brownsville. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - The NYPD has arrested a man suspected of hitting another man in the head with a hammer and robbing him.

Police say 28-year-old Anthony Coward hit a 32-year-old man while he was trying to buy a MetroCard at the Fulton Street and Rockaway Avenue subway station in Brownsville on Wednesday.

The victim was taken to the hospital for a head injury and later released.

Coward is also suspected of attacking two other people on two separate occasions with a hammer before robbing them.

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