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Manhunt underway after footage appears online showing a man repeatedly kicking a 78-yr-old woman on a subway train




Police in New York are currently searching for a man after footage was uploaded online showing him repeatedly kicking an elderly woman in the face on a subway train.

According to ABC7 News, the disturbing footage which was filmed by onlookers who stood and watched the attack – shows the man repeatedly kicking the 78-year-old woman as she sat in her seat.

It is believed the brutal assault which occurred shortly after 3 a.m. on March 10, saw the woman sustain serious injuries to her head and face.

Police investigating the incident say the woman was travelling on a northbound 2 train, when the man described as a black man around 40 years old, approximately 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds attacked her.

They say the man behind the attack got off the train at Nereid Avenue, whilst the woman who refused medical treatment following the incident got off at the next stop at 241st Street station.

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