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Police Search For Man Accused Of Punching Woman In Face At 'N' Train Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are searching for a man accused of punching a woman in her face while she was waiting for the train at the N train station in Brooklyn on May 20.

The 38-year-old victim was at the Pacific Street N train station around 4:30 p.m. when the suspect suddenly punched the her in the face causing her nose to bleed and face to swell, police say.

After striking the woman, the suspect boarded a northbound R train and left the scene. The victim refused medical attention.

He is described as a black male with a dark complexion and dreadlock hair.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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