WOODSIDE, Queens – The NYPD released video on Tuesday of a man suspected of punching a 74-year-old woman at a subway station in Woodside earlier this month.
Police hope someone will recognize the man seen in the video — which shows him casually crossing the road near 69th Street and 38th Avenue on May 1 after the assault.
The victim was walking down he stairs inside the 65th Street subway station around 5:15 p.m. when a man walking up the stairs “got in her face,” the NYPD stated in a news release on Tuesday.
He then punched her in the head and fled up the stairs to the street, police said.
The woman was treated for unknown injuries and released from a hospital in the Elmhurst area.
The assailant was described as a black man, standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with dark skin.
He was wearing a red jacket and blue jeans at the time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The incident occurred within the NYPD's 108th Precinct.
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