Pipe-swinging man attacks woman in subway station
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A man with a metal pipe attacked a woman on a subway platform in Midtown Manhattan Wednesday morning.
The NYPD released images from a security camera inside the 34th Street-Herald Square subway station showing a man roaming the subway platform with a pipe and what appears to be an umbrella handle.
The man hit the woman on her head with the pipe at about 7:15 a.m. on the northbound N/Q/R platform and then took off, police said.
The woman was treated at Bellevue Hospital Center for cuts on her head, the NYPD said.
Police describe the attacker as black, about 5 feet 8 inches, mid-50s, and wearing a black jacket, black pants, and a black-and-white winter cap.
If you have any information, you can contact the NYPD's Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 (English) or 888-577-4782 (Spanish) or nypdcrimestoppers.com.