Police seek scoundrels who allegedly bashed man on subway

After the fact: A security still shows a group fleeing the scene after beating a guy unconscious on a train at Smith-Ninth Street on July 12, according to police.

Cops are on the lookout for a group of ruffians who they say beat a man unconscious on a train after an argument turned violent on July 12, according to a report.

The band of young galoots got into a verbal dispute with their 43-year-old victim on an F or G train as it neared the Smith-Ninth Street stop in Carroll Gardens at 9:50 pm, cops said. The argument turned to fisticuffs, and the punks allegedly ganged up on the man, beating him so badly that he lost consciousness, a report said.

The accused good-for-nothings fled the scene subway station and responders transported the wounded victim to New York Methodist Hospital, where he is in stable condition, cops said.

Authorities ask anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

Reach reporter Noah Hurowitz at nhurowitz@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–4505. Follow him on Twitter @noahhurowitz

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