NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to track down a woman accused of punching a 71-year-old woman last month at a subway station in Manhattan.
The attacked happened around 8 p.m. on April 24 at the 34th Street and Herald Square station.READ MORE: More Than 1,000 People Show Up For Party In Long Branch After Social Media Blast
Police said the suspect approached the victim as she walked into the station, then pulled her hair and punched her head.READ MORE: NYC Mayoral Primary: Eric Adams Leads 1st Round, Maya Wiley And Kathryn Garcia Neck And Neck
Investigators believe it was an unprovoked attack.
Police said the suspect took off, and the victim refused medical attention.MORE NEWS: Manhattan DA Primary: Alvin Bragg Has Slight Lead Over Tali Farhadian Weinstein In Too-Close-To-Call Race
Anyone with information about the attack 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.