Attacker uses shoe to beat a woman over the head on A train platform in Ozone Park

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

This was a true heel move.

Cops are looking for a woman wanted for assaulting a straphanger on the A train platform with her shoe in Ozone Park on Tuesday afternoon.


According to police, the suspect — identified as a female, 40 years old, standing 5 feet 7 inches, weighing 130 pounds, with brown eyes, brown and gray hair, a medium complexion, and last seen wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans and black shoes that she used in the attack — approached her 24-year-old female victim on the northbound platform of the A train at the 88th Street and Boyd Avenue subway station at 3 p.m. on Nov. 1.

The suspect then took off her shoe and struck the victim in the head and left eye, law enforcement agents said. The attacker fled the location in an unknown direction, leaving her victim with a laceration to her left eye.

Officer from the 106th Precinct responded to the incident.


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages will be kept confidential.

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