Sources say an off-duty NYPD officer was punched in the head in an unprovoked subway attack — the second time an off-duty NYPD officer has been beaten in just over a week

An off-duty New York City police officer was struck in the head in an unprovoked subway attack on Wednesday night, police and law enforcement sources said
said the New York Post.

It was the second time in eight days that an off-duty NYPD cop was physically assaulted.

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The 31-year-old was riding a southbound F-train in Queens when the suspect hit him several times in the head, police and sources told the Post.

There is no indication the suspect knew the victim was a police officer, sources added to the newspaper.

The off-duty officer refused medical attention at the scene and the investigation is ongoing, police told the Post.

The suspect, who appeared to be in his 30s, was not arrested, police also told the newspapers.

Second attack in just over a week

Eight days before the Queens subway attack on the off-duty officer, a reckless motorcyclist repeatedly punched an off-duty NYPD sergeant in the face and knocked him to the ground.

The 52-year-old sergeant was walking his dog on East 90th Street and First Avenue around 7 p.m. on March 28 when he saw the man on a green motorcycle and asked him to take it easy This was announced by the New York Postciting authorities.

The couple began fighting and the motorcyclist repeatedly punched the off-duty officer in the face, causing the officer to fall to the ground, the newspaper said, citing police.

Authorities added that the attacker continued to hit even after the sergeant was down, and then rode east on the motorcycle on East 90th Street, the Post reported.

The injured officer was taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center with a broken left ankle and lacerations to his right ear and lip, police sources added to the newspaper.

The NYPD released photos of the suspect walking free early Wednesday, describing him as between 35 and 45 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds, the Post said.

The suspect was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black pants and helmet and riding the green motorbike, the newspaper added.

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