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68-Year-Old Woman Randomly Punched in the Head at Forest Hills Subway Station: NYPD

The suspect and 71-Continental Ave. station entrance (Photos: NYPD and Google Maps)

June 7, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

Police released images Friday of a man wanted for randomly punching a 68-year-old woman in the head at a Forest Hills subway station in April.

The suspect allegedly slugged the woman in the back of the head as she got off a train inside the Forest Hills-71 Avenue train station on April 2 at around 5:50 p.m., according to police.

The perpetrator allegedly hit the woman for no reason as she walked towards a platform staircase inside the station. He then fled the station to parts unknown, police said.

The victim was transported to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens in stable condition, police said

Police released three images of the man wanted for questioning. The photos show the suspect wearing a black colored hoody and gray 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 CrimeStoppers website at

Images of the suspect wanted for randomly punching a 68-year-old woman in the head at a Forest Hills subway station in April (Photos: NYPD)

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