FLATBUSH - Police are searching for a commuter who is accused of punching a fellow straphanger in the face and then making anti-white remarks.
Surveillance video captured the suspect going through a turnstile at the Church Avenue subway station, where the attack happened on the southbound platform of the B and Q trains around 9 p.m. on Feb. 5.
The suspect fled the station after punching the 44-year-old victim, who is a white man. The victim wasn't seriously hurt in the attack, according to police.
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Calling the attack "petty," one commuter called for the suspect to turn himself in. Another commuter said he had never felt unsafe as a white man at the station.
Police said they are investigating the case as a possible bias attack.
Anyone with information about the suspect's whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.