Man Punches, Threatens To Kill MTA Worker In Bed-Stuy: Cops

BED-STUY, BROOKLYN — A man punched and threatened to kill an MTA worker at Franklin Avenue station on Sunday while she roped off a turnstile, according to police.

The female booth clerk was roping off a turnstile area because of a service change at the Franklin Avenue A/C station just before 11:30 am when the man came up and threatened to kill her, police said.

The man then pulled her hair and punched her in the face multiple times before fleeing, police said.

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The MTA worker was taken to Brooklyn Hospital with swelling and scratches on her face, police said. She was in stable condition.

Police have released photos of the man taken from the station:

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Anyone with information regarding 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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