It happened around noon on Jan. 10.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccinations Suspended Across Tri-State As Federal Health Officials Investigate Rare Blood Clots
According to police, it started when the group surrounded the woman, 33, and shoved her.
One person allegedly hit her in the back of the head with an egg and knocked her cell phone and umbrella to the ground.
The woman tried to run away, but police said one of the males in the group sprayed her with aerosol string while another struck her with a skateboard.READ MORE: MTA Survey Finds 87% Of Lapsed Subway Riders Say Safety Is Biggest Factor In Return To Mass Transit
At one point, a third person rubbed a soiled baby diaper on the victim’s face, police said.
Everyone in the group fled the scene, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.MORE NEWS: Sam Metcalfe, Paralyzed By Stray Bullet In Brooklyn, Speaks Out: 'The Person Who Shot Me Was Hunting A Young Man'
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