By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a woman was attacked last week while on the subway with her 8-year-old son.

It happened shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday on board a northbound 6 train entering the Hunts Point Avenue station in the Bronx.

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Police said a man kicked the 45-year-old woman’s foot and then hit her in the head with a sock full of coins.

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She was taken to the hospital with a cut on her head.

The search continues for her attack.

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Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team