A Fox News meteorologist walking home from a bar early Sunday morning was assaulted by a group of teenagers in the New York City subway, police said.

Four teens beat up Adam Klotz, 37, after he asked them to stop smoking marijuana and harassing an elderly passenger, New York City police said.

Klotz suffered non-life-threatening head injuries and was taken to the hospital, police said. Klotz, who appeared on the air Monday with a noticeable black eye, said his abdomen is bruised and he has trouble moving his knee.

Two 15-year-old boys and a 17-year-old man were arrested, police said. They have been released to their guardians pending the outcome of an investigation into the incident, including their conduct towards the elderly passenger, police said.

The fourth teen fled, police said.

Klotz said in foxnews who spoke after teens set an old man’s hair on fire with a lighter they were also using to light a joint.

Police said the teens did not assault anyone else.

After being attacked for the first time, Klotz sayinghe tried to evade the group by going to another subway car.. But the teens chased him and continued the attack, he said.

«I want someone to be responsible, but really what I want is some kind of change,» Klotz saying.

Klotz criticized Mayor Eric Adams, saying the city does not adequately address violence on the subway.

«Why is the weather guy on the train trying to stop crime in the middle of the night?» he saying.

The public transport system, whose services millions passengers per day, has faced rising traffic crimes and high-profile violent attacks.

Adams said Monday morning that «we have to make sure that people feel safe» on the subway.

«The best way to do that is to have the visible presence of a police officer,» he said in an unrelated interview. Press conference on economic development.

Adams and New York Governor Kathy Hochul created the Subway Safety Plan last year to curb crime in transit. The most recent iterations of the plan included an additional 10,000 hours of police patrol overtime at more than 300 subway stations, treatment for homeless people with severe mental illness, and more subway cameras, the the city government said in a press release .