Three teenagers were arrested for hitting a 68-year-old man in the face with a glass bottle during a random attack at the Yankee Stadium subway station in the Bronx this week, authorities said.
A 14-year-old girl faces assault charges and a 16-year-old boy has been charged with assault, gang assault and disorderly conduct in connection with the shocking attack early Tuesday that left the victim seriously injured, police said. Their names were withheld by the NYPD because they are minors.
The third suspect, Nashali Torres, 18, of the Bronx, was charged with attempted assault, police said.
The trio allegedly met the victim on the No. 4 southbound platform of the 161st Street-Yankee Stadium station around 4 a.m. and hit him in the face with the bottle, police said.
The shattered glass caused cuts to the man’s face and eye and he was taken to Lincoln Medical Center in serious condition, according to police.
The NYPD initially released a surveillance photo of a person being sought after the attack. However, it is unclear which suspect was pictured.
The disturbing crime came days after a 32-year-old straphanger was repeatedly stabbed by a man and a woman, also at a subway station in the Bronx, cops said.
According to police, the victim was sleeping on a northbound No. 5 train at the Prospect Avenue station around 9:20 p.m. Friday when one of the suspects threw a can at him.
That sparked a fight that spread to the train station platform, police said.
There, the couple stabbed the man several times with “cutting instruments” before taking off, police said.
The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where his condition was serious but stable.
Police released surveillance video of the two suspects standing on a subway platform on Wednesday evening.
They stayed casual Thursday.