NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD arrested a homeless man connected to an attack on a 73-year-old woman at a subway station the Bronx.

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Police say they arrested 23-year-old Ahmed Kromah on an assault charge Saturday night.

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The alleged assault happened around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday at the 174th-175th Street Station in the Mount Hope section.

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Police said Kromah punched the woman in the face and then ran away down a set of stairs to leave the station.

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They said the victim had no interactions with him before the incident.

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The woman was taken to Bronx Care Hospital, where she was treated for pain and swelling.