Sleeping man on subway stabbed in the head with screwdriver

BROOKLYN — A sleeping subway passenger was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver in Brooklyn on Thursday, police said.

No arrests have been made following the No. 2 train attack.

The 29-year-old victim's wound is not life-threatening, officials said.

Police described the attacker as a man in his 30s. He was last seen wearing brown clothes and with a backpack.

Anyone with information in regard 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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