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Man Wanted In Alleged L Train Assault

Police say this man assaulted a woman on the L train in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police say this man assaulted a woman on the L train in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down a man who allegedly assaulted a woman on the L train last month.

According to police, the suspect and a 54-year-old woman began arguing on the train on July 26. When the train was stopped at the Lorimer Street station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the man followed the woman into a different car, rammed her head against a metal pole and threw her to the floor, police said. The suspect then fled.

The woman suffered a bruise to her arm and swelling to her head, police said.

Police have released a surveillance image of the suspect. He is described as Hispanic, approximately 30 years old and having a light complexion.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or to submit a tip online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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