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Search for attacker after off-duty officer punched on subway platform

An off-duty NYPD officer is in a medically-induced coma after getting punched on a Manhattan subway platform, and police are on the hunt for his attacker.

The assault happened at 9:30 p.m. Saturday on the southbound 6 train platform at 23rd Street and Park Avenue.

The 29-year-old officer was punched in the head. He fell and struck his head on the platform and has bleeding on the brain.

His attacker is described as 5'9" and 200 pounds, and was with two females.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800 577 TIPS
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