TIMES SQUARE — Police released an image of an attacker who they say punched a straphanger in an unprovoked attack aboard an R train Tuesday night.
The rider socked the 23-year-old man on a Queens-bound R train at the Times Square stop about 9:55 p.m., the NYPD said.
The victim suffered a bloody nose and swelling and was treated at the scene, according to police.
The suspect fled in an unknown direction.
The attacker is about 25-to-35 years old, 5-foot-8 and 150-to-160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, a dark baseball cap and a dark jacket and jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.