Police seek man who yelled racial slurs, pushed man onto subway tracks

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Police are on the hunt for a man accused of pushing someone onto the subway tracks while yelling out racial slurs.

News 12 is told the suspect, who was last seen wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and shirt, shoved the man at the Union Square subway station Friday.

Authorities say he shouted anti-Hispanic slurs at the victim while they were both on a train.

The attacker, who's described as a heavyset black man, then followed the victim off the train, punched in the head and pushed him.

Luckily, he was helped back onto the platform and treated at the hospital for a cut to his head.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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