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Man assaults woman while waiting at a Long Island City subway station: cops

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a man who struck a woman and ran at a Long Island City subway station last month.

According to police, at 6:40 p.m. on Jan. 19, a 45-year-old woman looking at the train schedule in the mezzanine of the 36th Street subway station when an unknown man ran up to her and struck her in the head.

Following the attack, the suspect fled the station. The victim sustained bruising to the back of her head, hand, and ear from what police say was an unprovoked attack.

Police describe the suspect as a clean shaven man between the ages of 25 and 30-years-old with an average build. He was last seen wearing a knit hat and scarf.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-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 and messages are kept confidential.

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