New York News
Unwanted subway kiss leads to assault on Upper East Side
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are searching for a woman accused of assaulting a female subway rider on the Upper East Side.
Authorities say the suspect sat next to the 68-year-old victim on an uptown No. 6 train around 8 p.m. Wednesday and kissed her on the forehead.
When the victim rebuffed her advances, police say the suspect grabbed her hair, punched her in the head and face and fled.
The victim suffered a bruise on her forehead.
The suspect is described as a black female in her 40s, approximately 5-foot-11 and weighing 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
new york city, subway crime, subway, assault, upper east side, new york news
- 4 arrested in deadly NJ mall carjacking 48 min ago
- AccuWeather: Warmer stretch arrives
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- iWitness Photos and Videos
- Elderly pedestrian hit by two cars in Harlem
- LI burglary foiled by man watching on webcam in China
- GWB repair work will close upper level lanes
- Long Island driver charged with DWI in hit and run
- Target offers discount, free credit monitoring after data breach
- Pan Am 103 bombing anniversary marked by memorials
- Photos: Pan Am 103 bombing
- NASA astronauts make spacewalk for urgent repairs
- Knicks lose to Grizzlies, 95-87
- Photos: Fatal shooting at the Short Hills Mall
- 4 arrested in deadly NJ mall carjacking
48 min ago