A disturbing video went viral after it shows a male subway passenger attacking and kicking an elderly woman in the face multiple times. The video has over a million views on social media.
According to PIX 11, NYPD officers are on the lookout for a male suspect who attacked a 78-year-old woman around 3:10 a.m. Sunday at the White Plains Road/Nereid Ave station in the Bronx. The assault was recorded on a cellphone and shows the man approaching the woman while she was seated then began to punch her six times and kicked her four times. Other passengers stood around as the attack happened and the man exited the subway car before yelling “Now World Star That!”
During the attack, the woman attempted to defend herself by blocking her attacker’s kicks with her left hand.
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Police reported that the woman got off at the next stop and was treated by EMS but refused further medical treatment. She sustained swelling with cuts to her face and bleeding.
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The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds, and donned a black goatee. He was wearing a black jacket with a checkered scarf, glasses, and black pants.