A stunning new video has been released of a subway attack in New York on Monday.
The video shows the suspect approaching the woman who appears alone on the platform at the northbound D platform at the 34th Street-Herald Square station in New York at 4 a.m. on November 22.
The suspect looks as if he puts the woman in a headlock, and then drags her some ten feet to the ground. He continually punches her even after she has already released her purse.
Eventually, the suspect gets up, grabs the purse, and runs off.
Surveillance video captured images of the suspect which the New York Police Department has released.
One officer told the New York Post the suspect touched the woman’s private parts during the struggle. He is described as wearing a dark sweatsuit and pants.
The victim is in stable condition at Lenox Hill Hospital. She is said to be 23-years-old. The New York Police Department confirmed to AsAmNews that she is Asian American.
There has been a 27 percent increase in felony assaults in the subway this year over 2019, before the pandemic.
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