Homophobic strap-hanger punches and tackles a woman- breaking her SPINE- on the NYC subway and calls her a ‘d**e’ after she saw a passenger kiss her on the cheek and thought she was a lesbian
- A man on a New York City subway attacked a woman after he saw another woman kiss her on the cheek
- An argument ensued, the 20-year-old victim tried to walk away but he followed
- The attacker came up behind the woman and punched her in the head
- He threw her to the ground after the punch- when the subway stopped he fled
- Police are asking the public to help locate the man
A homophobic man on the New York City subway punched a woman, knocked her down and broke her spine when he saw another passenger kissing her on the check.
Police have released video of the irate strap-hanger confronting the 20-year-old woman on an E train in Queens in hopes of finding him to press charges.
The upsetting incident happened on November 30 at around 5:10pm.
According to police the man became angry when he saw another woman kiss the victim on the cheek.
Police say this man attacked a woman on a New York City subway- punched her in the back of the head and threw her to the ground because he thought she was a lesbian
Cops say the incident left her with a fractured spine. They are asking the public for help identifying him
An argument ensued with the suspect calling the victim a d**e.
The woman tried to walk away from the incident but the man followed her off the train.
He walked up behind her and punched her in the back of her head.
Then he threw her on the ground and she hit her head on the on the train floor.
When the train stopped at Forest Hills 71 Av station, the man ran off.
The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital with a fractured spine.
Do you know this man? Police are looking for this man who they say attacked a woman
The suspect is described as 5-foot-11 and 220 pounds and is estimated to be between 50 and 60-years old.
In the video he is wearing a camouflage vest, a black beanie and glasses.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the assault.