By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find a man accused of assaulting a woman at a Queens subway station back in May.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. on May 30 at a subway station at the corner of Broadway and Roosevelt Avenue in Elmhurst.

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Police say a man named Manuel Gonzalez approached a 41-year-old woman, who knew Gonzalez, and the two got into an argument.

Gonzalez allegedly grabbed the woman by the hair, pulled her to the ground, choked her and punched her in the face.

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According to police, a good Samaritan pulled Gonzalez off the woman, and Gonzalez then left the station on a southbound F train.

The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries to her head and face.

Police have released surveillance video of the incident.

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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