BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) – A man accused of punching multiple women on the subway in Brooklyn was arrested Thursday, police said on Friday.
Luis Hernandez, a homeless 31-year-old man, attacked at least four women, police said. The attacks occurred within the last three weeks.
The first attack happened on Oct. 28 on a southbound R train at the 95th Street station, police said. The second attack occurred later that same day on a northbound No. 3 train at the Hoyt Street station, according to authorities.
The third attack took place on Oct. 31 while the victim was waiting on the northbound Nos. 2 and 4 platforms, police said. The fourth attack occurred on Nov. 3 on a northbound No. 2 train at the Flatbush Avenue station, according to authorities.
All of the victims sustained minor injuries, police said.
Matthew Euzarraga is a multimedia journalist from El Paso, Texas. He has covered local news and LGBTQIA topics in the New York City Metro area since 2021. He joined the PIX11 Digital team in 2023. You can see more of his work here.