QUEENS, N.Y. (PIX11) — A subway rider was robbed at gunpoint while on the train in Queens last week, police told PIX11 News on Thursday.
The incident occurred on Oct. 10 when a 31-year-old man was aboard a northbound J train around 11:30 p.m., according to the NYPD.
The suspect walked up to victim and demanded his phone while pointing a gun at him, police said. The assailant then got off the train and fled the scene.
No injuries were reported in the incident, police said.
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Charline Charles is a digital journalist from Brooklyn who has covered local news along with culture and arts in the New York City area since 2019. She joined PIX11 News in 2022. See more of her work here.