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Woman involved in anti-Hispanic assault at Bronx subway station: police

Posted at 1:51 PM, Jul 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 13:51:00-04

ALLERTON, the Bronx  — Police are searching for a woman they say assaulted another woman while making anti-Hispanic statements at a Bronx subway station on Tuesday.

A woman wanted for allegedly assaulting a person while making anti-Hispanic statements toward the 54-year-old at subway station on July 9, 2019, is pictured. (NYPD)

The assault happened around 4 a.m. at White Plains Road and Pelham Parkway, authorities said Wednesday.

The 54-year-old victim was on a train at Pelham Parkway subway station when she became involved in a dispute with the unidentified attacker, police said.

During the dispute, the attacker allegedly removed the victim’s contractor helmet and struck her in the face while making anti-Hispanic statements. Police did not provide additional information about the remarks made.

According the the NYPD, the victim was taken to a local hospital and sustained minor injuries.

The alleged attacker is described as having burgundy hair, and was last seen wearing all black and a camouflage scarf.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).