2 people wanted after allegedly assaulting MTA station employee

MOUNT HOPE, the Bronx — Two individuals who allegedly assaulted an MTA employee are on the loose and police on Wednesday asked for the public's help to identify them.

Two people accused of attacking a man in the Bronx on June 24, 2018, are pictured, according to police. (NYPD)

The incident occurred on Sunday, June 24 at approximately 8:40 a.m. inside the 174-175 Street "D" subway station, police said.

One of the people allegedly punched a 39-year-old man in the face following a dispute.

The second person threw a bottle at the man, police said.

Both fled the scene on foot northbound on Grand Concourse, according to police.

The first alleged attacker was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater, a red shirt, dark colored pants and carrying a yellow backpack.

The second is described as a male with orange hair. He was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater, dark colored pants, and carrying a multi-colored backpack.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text TIPS577 to 274637. For Spanish, call 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).