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Backpack-Wearing Victim Mugged at Broadway-Lafayette B Train Station: NYPD

 Police are looking for two suspects they say robbed a man on the B platform of the Broadway-Lafayette station.
Police are looking for two suspects they say robbed a man on the B platform of the Broadway-Lafayette station.
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SOHO — Police are looking for two muggers who beat and robbed a man waiting for the B train at the Broadway-Lafayette subway station, the NYPD said.

The two suspects approached the 20-year-old victim on Feb. 28 at around 12:30 a.m. and punched him in the face before stealing two backpacks and a MetroCard from him, police said. 

Emergency responders took the man to a nearby hospital for bruises he sustained, and he was released, police said.

Police released surveillance footage showing one of the suspects jumping the turnstile entrance and the other swiping through with a MetroCard.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).