THE BRONX (PIX11) — A 25-year-old woman was punched in the face during an anti-gay attack in the Bronx on Friday, according to authorities.

The victim was inside a building on Huge Grant Circle when police said an unknown man approached her. The man, who was wearing bags on his feet, used a slur before punching the victim in the mouth, police said. The man then left the area and got on a northbound No. 6 train.

Police said they believe the man is in his late 30s and around 6-foot-1.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.