The New York City Police Department is searching for a woman accused of assaulting a mother and daughter on a subway train in the Bronx.
On Tuesday, October 18, at approximately 4:37 pm ET, a 36-year-old mother and her 10-year-old daughter stood aboard the northbound “5” train at the Westchester Avenue subway station and Simpson Street.
An unidentified woman began beating the couple in the face and mouth before fleeing the train to “parts unknown”.
The victim, who wanted to remain anonymous, told WABC that the attack was unprovoked.
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“She doesn’t say anything to me, she just punched me in the head. Like crazy, just boom boom boom. She doesn’t tell me anything,” the victim said.
The mother and daughter were taken to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.
They suffered from pain in the face and mouth.
The subway shooter was described as a female in her early 40s of medium build who stood approximately 5’8″ tall and weighed around 215 pounds.
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She has short black hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket and black sunglasses.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit tips on the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter at @NYPDTips .
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All calls to the NYPD are strictly confidential.