NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man seen on video attacking a woman with an umbrella at a subway station in Queens.
It happened around 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Mott Avenue station in Far Rockaway.READ MORE: NYPD: Man Shot Inside Union Square Subway Station
Surveillance video shows the man walking along the A train platform. He suddenly turns around, runs toward a group of people and hits the woman over the head with his umbrella.
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Police said the suspect escaped on a northbound A train.
The victim was treated on the scene for pain to her neck and head.
The suspect is believed to be 30 to 35 years old. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, black jacket and black sneakers, carrying a black backpack and black umbrella.MORE NEWS: 'Squid Game' Halloween Costumes Banned By New York School District Due To Netflix Hit's 'Violent Message'
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting 274637.