Cops seek suspect who punched woman on 7 train platform in Grand Central subway station

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Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Police are looking for a man who attacked a woman on a Midtown subway platform.

According to police, at 10:13 p.m. on July 15 a 60-year-old woman was standing on the 7 train platform at the Grand Central subway station when she was approached from behind by an unknown man. The man proceeded to punch the woman in the back of the head in an unprovoked attack.

The suspect then fled the scene on a northbound 5 train. The victim suffered injuries to her head and arm and was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital for treatment.

The NYPD released a photo and video of the suspect taken from nearby surveillance footage:

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.  All calls are strictly confidential.

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