The incident happened around 7:35 a.m. Wednesday inside the Times Square/West 42nd Street subway station.READ MORE: NYPD Investigating 4 New Subway Attacks, Including 2 At Times Square Station
According to police, the woman approached the 47-year-old MTA employee and started screaming profanities. She then allegedly pushed the victim and punched her in the face before running off.
The victim suffered pain and swelling but refused medical attention.MORE NEWS: Police Trying To Identify Man Wanted After Woman Stabbed On Brooklyn Subway Platform
Anyone who has information regarding this incident 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.