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Police are asking Brooklynites to keep their eyes peeled for a man they believe punched a woman in the face on a Boerum Hill subway platform in May, according to a report.

The victim, a 38-year-old woman, told cops she was waiting for an N train at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center stop at 5:30 pm on May 20, when a man suddenly socked her in the face, then jumped on a Manhattan-bound R train, according to a report.

The woman sustained a bloody nose and a swollen face, but refused medical treatment at the scene, police said.

Authorities say the man they’re looking for has a dark complexion and dreadlocks.

Law enforcement officials ask people with information about the incident or with knowledge of the man’s whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.comor by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

Reach reporter Noah Hurowitz at nhurowitz@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–4505. Follow him on Twitter @noahhurowitz
Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Truth Hurts from NYC says:
I'm sure that just like when the thug was going around Manhattan assaulting Asian women, and just like when that savage slashed a woman in Bryant park, I bet we'll hear absolutely nothing from neo-feminists condemning this ultimate abuse of women. Apparently black males who murder white women fail to meet their narrative of social injustice, such as government's failure to fund contraceptives.
June 23, 2015, 8:37 pm
Jamaare from Bed Stuy says:
Yes he has a "dark complexion." It would have been offensive if you simply stated that he is black.
June 30, 2015, 9:22 pm
Jimbo from DUMBO says:
In a related story, my Jewish grandmothers dangly gold earrings have gone missing.
June 30, 2015, 9:27 pm
Jimbo from DUMBO says:
In a related story, the annual Rastafarian pirate convention is in town.
June 30, 2015, 9:28 pm

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