Man robbed of pants, shoes on NYC subway platform

Man robbed of pants, shoes on NYC subway platform

A man was attacked by at least five people and left pantless on a Brooklyn subway platform on Friday.

The NYPD says it happened at about 3:25 p.m. The victim was on an “L” train at the Broadway Junction station when he was attacked.

The attack continued on the train to the Atlantic Avenue station where it spilled out onto the platform.

Police say the man continued to be beaten.  In a short video clip that was posted on social media, the man appeared to be unconscious and dragged back toward the train by one of the attackers.

The attackers then stole his pants, shoes, and phone and then ran off.

The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was being treated for various injuries.

Police say there have been no arrests and the investigation continues.

Community activist Tony Herbert says it appears to be part of a growing pattern where gang members will walk up to someone, ask what gang they are in, and then attack.

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