NEW YORK (PIX11) – Police on Friday were searching for a man wanted for assaulting an MTA worker inside the 34th Street-Penn Station subway station back on Aug. 14.

Police said the man tried to enter the service gate as the 60-year-old MTA worker was exiting. As she tried to stop him, police said the suspect slapped her across the face.

She was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to recover, police said.

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