Police: Man assaulted in Prospect Lefferts Gardens subway station

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Police say they are searching for a suspect wanted for an assault in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

They say the assault happened on Oct. 8 inside the Winthrop Street subway station.

According to police, the suspect punched a 47-year-old man in the face in an unprovoked attack. The suspect then fled the scene.

The victim was hospitalized with a fractured jaw. 

Police describe the suspect as being between 30 to 35 years old, about 6 feet tall and 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to police.

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