By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man accused of biting and punching a woman on a subway in Brooklyn.

The man allegedly bit the 61-year-old woman’s head and punched her multiple times on a northbound Q train on April 8, according to police.

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Investigators said he took off when the train reached the Atlantic Avenue station.

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The woman was treated and released from the hospital.

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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

CBSNewYork Team