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Woman Carrying Baby Being Sought for Allegedly Punching Another Woman on Train

She allegedly punched the victim while wearing a baby strapped to her chest

What to Know

  • A woman with a baby strapped to her chest allegedly attacked another woman after an incidental subway bump in April, police say
  • It happened at the Forest Hills/71 Avenue station; the 53-year-old victim was treated for pain and bruising
  • Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

Police say a woman carrying a baby took offense at a bump when exiting the subway -- and allegedly got back on to punch the woman who brushed her. 

The incident actually occurred in April, though the NYPD just released details on Monday.

According to police, a 53-year-old woman was attempting to board a southbound E train at the Forest Hills/71 Avenue station when she bumped into a woman exiting the train. 

The exiting woman - who was both pushing a stroller and wearing an infant in a strap-on carrier - then allegedly got back on the train, punched the victim in the face and then fled. 

The 53-year-old was treated for pain and bruising to her left eye. 

The alleged attacker was described as a light-skinned woman around 30 years old. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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