Cops seek crook behind string of subway assaults across Queens

(Photo courtesy of NYPD)

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual connected with a series of subway assaults within the confines of the 103rd and 110th precincts.

Police reported that on Tuesday, July 5, at approximately 10 a.m., an unknown male approached a 62-year-old female inside of the Parsons Boulevard and Archer Avenue subway station and proceeded to head-butt her. The victim was able to flee on foot eastbound on Jamaica Avenue and was transported by EMS to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital with injuries to her head.

Surveillance photo of unidentified individual. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Then on Saturday, Sept. 10, at approximately 11:05 a.m., the suspect approached an 18-year-old female inside of the Jamaica Avenue subway station and proceeded to punch her in the face, according to authorities. EMS transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, where she was treated for swelling to her face.

Later that day, at approximately 1 p.m., the suspect struck again on a moving Manhattan-bound F train in the vicinity of 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. He approached a 37-year-old woman and hit her in the arm with a metal pole, police said. There were no injuries reported.