May 17, 2021 By Allie Griffin
A man punched a 56-year-old woman multiple times in the head and stole her phone following an argument on the 7 train earlier this month.
The unidentified man got into a dispute with the woman onboard a Flushing-bound 7 train at Queensboro Plaza on May 4 and then became violent, police said. The incident took place at 12:45 p.m.
The man punched the woman in the head multiple times and then forcibly grabbed her cellphone, police said. He fled to parts unknown with the phone.
The woman sustained minor injuries, but refused medical attention at the scene, police said.