Police are looking for a female suspect who punched a woman and smashed her phone before fleeing a 7 train at the 46th Street station in Sunnyside.
A 48-year-old female victim was beaten by an unknown female suspect during a Queens-bound 7 train ride on Friday, April 29, at 3 p.m. According to police, the suspect, who had a verbal dispute with a third person initially, accused the victim of staring at her and punched her in the face.
The suspect then yanked the victim’s cellphone as she attempted to call 911 and threw it onto the 46th Street platform, shattering the glass screen. The victim suffered redness and swelling to her face but refused medical attention.
The suspect escaped the 46th Street station on foot.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.