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Man Threatens MTA Worker With Knife at Forest Hills-71st Avenue Subway Station

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April 30, 2021 Staff Report

The police are looking for a man who threatened an MTA worker with a knife inside the Forest Hills-71st Avenue station last Sunday.

The incident allegedly took place at around 10:50 a.m. when the suspect approached the worker on the platform and pulled out a knife. It is unclear what led to the threat or what transpired shortly after the knife was displayed.

The police released video footage of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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