Woman throws coffee, punch at F train rider: cops

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Cops are searching for a woman who allegedly threw coffee at another rider before punching her in the face aboard a Queens F train on April 2.Photo courtesy of NYPD
Cops are searching for a woman who allegedly threw coffee at another rider before punching her in the face aboard a Queens F train on April 2.

A 53-year-old woman received quite a jolt on a Queens subway train last week when a fellow rider threw coffee in her face before punching her, according to police.

The assault happened aboard an F train as it was traveling through the Rego Park/Forest Hills area on April 2, cops said.

The victim received minor injuries as a result of the attack, officials said.

Police have released a photo of the woman wanted in the assault and describe her as about 5 feet 1 inch tall.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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