NYC police seeking man in 'MAGA' hat who assaulted Hispanic subway passenger before shoving him onto tracks
Suspect in NYC subway assault -- screenshot

New York City Police are seeking a black man seen wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat who allegedly assaulted a subway passenger and then shoved him onto the tracks, reports ABC7 New York.


According to the report, the suspect got in a verbal dispute with another man -- described as Hispanic -- while onboard a northbound train, with police saying the man "reportedly made multiple derogatory statements about the victim's ethnicity."

The suspect reportedly followed the victim when he got off the train and then punched him in the head before pushing the victim onto the tracks track and fleeing.

The victims suffered a laceration to his head. He was taken to an area hospital after being rescued by friends.

Police described the suspect as a large black man with a heavy build, wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, a red shirt with "Make America Great Again" in white letters under blue overalls.

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