Woodside assault suspect sought: NYPD

By Mark Hallum

WOODSIDE — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance identifying an individual with ties to an assault that happened within the confines of the 108th Precinct.

On Sunday, May 1, at about 5:15 p.m., a 74-year-old woman was walking down the stairs of the 65th Street subway station when an unknown male walking the opposite direction punched her in head, according to police.

The victim was treated at Elmhurst General Hospital and released.

The man was described as black, about 5-foot-10 and last seen wearing a red jacket with blue jeans, police said.

Surveillance footage captured the incident, which took place at the intersection of 69th Street and 38th Avenue, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the man depicted in the police photograph is urged to contact NYPD.