NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say attacked an Asian woman with a cane at a subway station in Upper Manhattan.NYPD Cracking Down On Growing Fake Temporary License Plate Problem
Police said the 23-year-old victim exited a northbound 1 train and passed by the suspect on the platform.
That’s when he allegedly swung his cane, hitting the woman in the head and hip.READ MORE: Juneteenth 2021: Tri-State Area Events Honoring Liberation Of America's Last Enslaved People
Police said the suspect fled the station on a northbound 1 train.
The victim suffered pain and swelling but refused medical attention.MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn, Police Questioning Person Of Interest
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.