Police have released a sketch of a man they say assaulted a woman on the subway earlier this week.
On Feb. 8 at about 8:38 a.m. the suspect was traveling onboard of a northbound 1 train when he began yelling at other passengers, authorities said.
The man then kicked a 36-year-old woman in the right leg and followed by spitting in her face as he exited the train at the 23rd Street and 7th Avenue subway station, according to cops.
Police describe the suspect as a black man between 40 to 50 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, with brown eyes and bald.
Authorities have provided a sketch of the suspect in hopes of identifying and locating him.
Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.