Dec. 23, 2015 Staff Report
A woman on the No. 7 train pulled the hair of a fellow passenger and punched the female rider in the face after the victim bumped into her, according to police.
The victim was on board the Manhattan-bound 7 train at 9:15 am Monday when she accidentally bumped into the suspect while taking a seat at Queensboro Plaza.
The suspect sitting next to the victim got into an argument with the woman and then pulled the victim’s hair and continuously punched her in the face, head, shoulder and back causing her to have a dislocated right shoulder, according to police.
The suspect then fled the train at either the Vernon Blvd/Jackson Avenue subway station or Hunters Point station, police said.
The suspect is described as a female Asian, approximately 5’4” tall and 120 lbs.
A photo was taken of the suspect by the victim.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to called NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-Tips