Subway shover in 'MAGA' hat spouted anti-Mexican slurs

Police are looking for a man wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat suspected in the subway attack of a Mexican man

Police are investigating a hate crime assault that took place aboard the 4 train on Friday, according to the NYPD.

The victim was punched repeatedly and then pushed onto the tracks in what investigators have dubbed a hate crime. The man reportedly made multiple derogatory statements about the victim's ethnicity.

The encounter comes one week after law enforcement authorities said a tourist visiting the Big Apple was robbed by a knife-wielding suspect at the Union Square subway station.

A friend of the 24 year old victim and a bystander were able to help him back onto the platform before he was struck by a train.

The suspect followed the victim off the train and punched him several times in the head on the platform.

Police say a man wearing "Make America Great Again" apparel attacked a commuter on Friday. He was treated for a cut to his head at a hospital.

Investigators describe the suspect as a black man with a dark complexion and heavyset build.

Black male wearing a red hat and red shirt both with the words "Make America Great Again", blue overalls, a black ¾ jacket, and jewelry around his neck.

Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.



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