VIDEO: Woman Punched in Face During Brutal Jamaica Subway Assault

Surveillance video of the suspect courtesy of the NYPD.

By Jonathan Sperling

A Queens woman was left bloodied and bruised after being assaulted at a subway station in Jamaica, cops said on Monday.

The 27-year-old victim was riding on the escalator at the Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer subway station on Thursday, Sept. 27 at around 8:30 p.m. when an unidentified suspect challenged her to a fight, according to investigators from the 103rd Precinct.

The suspect then proceeded to allegedly punch the victim “numerous” times in the face and head before walking out of the station and fleeing northbound on 153rd Street. The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital and released after being treated for lacerations to her neck and bruising on her face.

The suspect was captured on station surveillance video and is described as a female, Hispanic, 5'0" to 5'2", 100 to 120lbs; last seen wearing a light colored jacket, a black shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to the 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, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.