FOREST HILLS - Police were searching for a woman who allegedly tossed coffee on and punched a fellow straphanger in Forest Hills earlier this month, the NYPD said.
Authorities said the assault took place around 6 p.m. April 2 on an F train at the 71st Avenue-Continental Avenue station.
The suspect allegedly became angry after a woman bumped into her on the train, and then allegedly threw coffee in the straphanger’s face and punched her in the head, police said.
The 53-year-old victim received minor injuries during the attack, the NYPD said,
The suspect was described by authorities as a 5-foot-1 black who was wearing a black jacket.
Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.
Reach reporter Bill Parry at email@example.com or by phone at 718-260-4538.
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