Officer struck in face with scooter in Brooklyn subway station, suspects sought

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for two men they said attacked a police officer in Brooklyn on Monday.

Listen Live Now on 1010 WINSOfficials say both men jumped the turnstile inside the 36th Street Subway Station in the Sunset Park area.Two officers approached the men,  and according to authorities, one man hit an officer in the face with a scooter.The two suspects fled the station on 36th Street towards 5th Avenue.

EMS transported the officer to NYU Langone Hospital where he is in stable condition. 

Anyone with information in is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).