NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Monday were searching for a suspect who punched a woman during a quarrel at a Bronx grocery store.
The man got into a quarrel with the 45-year-old woman, who did not know him, around 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 inside the Pioneer Supermarket, at 2400 Ryer Ave. in the Fordham section of the Bronx, police said.READ MORE: NYPD Trying To Identify Man Accused Of Robbing 11-Year-Old Girl, Making Sexual Threats
The suspect punched the woman in the face, causing a laceration to her forehead, police said. He then ran off.
The woman was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital, where she was treated and released, police said.READ MORE: CDC Reverses Course, Recommends People Wear Masks Indoors Where COVID Rates Are High
The suspect was described as a Hispanic male between the ages of 30 and 45, standing about 5 feet 9 inches tall with a muscular build. He was wearing a black T-shirt, dark jeans, and shiny sneakers.
Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.MORE NEWS: Drivers Turn Highways Into Personal Parking Lots While Waiting To Pick Up Passengers From Tri-State Area Airports
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.