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Woman Randomly Punched in Face While Riding 7 Train in LIC, Suffers Broken Jaw: NYPD

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A woman was randomly punched in the face while riding the 7 train in Long Island City earlier this month. The suspect (L) and Hunters Point Avenue subway station (Photos: NYPD and Wikipedia)

June 28, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

A 39-year-old woman suffered a broken jaw after she was randomly punched in the face while riding the 7 train in Long Island City earlier this month, police announced Tuesday.

The woman, police said, was riding a Manhattan-bound 7 train as it approached the Hunters Point Avenue subway station on June 12 at around 2:10 a.m. when a man approached her and slugged her in the face for no apparent reason.

The suspect then got off the train when it stopped at the station and fled.

The woman was transported by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue in stable condition and was treated for a broken jaw.

It is unclear whether the woman was standing or sitting down when she was hit. Police say the suspect shouted at her before he allegedly struck her. Police do not know what the man said since the victim only speaks Spanish and did not understand what he was saying.

Police released an image Tuesday of the man wanted for questioning in relation to the attack.

The man is described as being dark-skinned, about 6 feet tall and between 25 and 30 years of age. He is believed to weigh about 160 pounds and was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone with information in regard 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Sara Ross

Sick and tired of everybody defending BLM. Look at every crime that is being committed – no matter where it is, including the wild west streets where kids not even old enough to vote are randomly shooting anything and anybody. They’re not old Irish or Italian men!


Another punk who has obviously no brain cells. Hope they find him and they are forced to take him out.


Keep electing Socialists like Juan Ardila to Dist. 37 and Hochul for Gov and nothing with crime will change. It will be you the voters fault .


All the new yorkers who voted for Adams and Hochul better stop complaining abot crime when ypu vote the same people into office and expect change. Adams was not the beyter choice over Sliwa. Suozzi at least wantrd to do mote than Hochil did by adding a few more bail eligible crimes to the list and she did not want to considet firing DA Bragg. She made sure illegal immigrants got their share of $2 billion of taxpayer money allottted them by Cuomo because rhey did not get stimulus checks during covid. Poor illegals.. Mozt had no ID and ccould or would not reveal whwre they worked and had No ID and worked off the books. She is No Good. She also overturned the ballot lroposal from last Nov. that wabted to stop absentee ballots for everyone. We voted wevwanted it stopped. Hochul got it Overturned. He bail reform fix did not add dangerousness powers to judges if they feel a criminal should gey bail as he is danger to the public if freed . NY is the only state that does alliow this under bail reform. Why so long if this hapoened on June 12?


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