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: Storm Watch: Officials Hoping To Avoid Repeat Of Ida With Preparations For Nor'easter
Police said the suspect approached the victim as she walked into the station, then pulled her hair and punched her head.READ MORE: NYPD: Man Shot Inside Union Square Subway Station
Investigators believe it was an unprovoked attack.
Police said the suspect took off, and the victim refused medical attention.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: CBS2 Cameras On Hand At Unannounced Security Screenings At Troubled New York City High Schools
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.