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Woman wanted for scratching faces on the 7 train: police

Woman scratches faces on 7 train
Posted at 8:21 PM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 20:21:00-05

QUEENS — A woman is wanted for a couple of instances of robbery and assault on the 7 train, police said.

The incidents occurred on Friday, Feb. 7 at around 3:25 p.m. A 19-year-old woman was walking inside the 33rd Street subway station when she was approached by the suspect. She forcibly removed the victim's eyeglasses from her face and caused scratches to her face.

Soon after this incident, the suspect approached a 14-year-old girl and did the same thing before fleeing westbound on Queens Boulevard.

The woman is described as between 30 and 40 years old. She was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

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 WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.