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NYPD officer in critical condition after assault

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An off-duty NYPD officer is in critical condition after he was punched on the southbound 6 train platform at 23rd Street in Gramercy Park.

Police say he fell and hit his head after the attack. He was taken to Bellevue hospital with bleeding to the brain.

He was in a medically induced coma late Saturday night.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect.

He's described as in his early 40's, approximately 5'9 and 200 pounds.

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