By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police want to identify a woman accused of punching an MTA supervisor in Times Square.

The incident happened around 7:35 a.m. Wednesday inside the Times Square/West 42nd Street subway station.

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Police are trying to identify a woman accused of punching an MTA worker in the face at the Times Square subway station on May 12, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

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.

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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

CBSNewYork Team