Police say that a woman was covered in human feces while waiting for the subway at a New York City subway station during rush hour.
Police are searching for the man they claim attacked the woman, 43-year-old, while she was sitting on a bench at East 241st Street station in the Bronx.
The New York City Police Department shared video that shows the man with what appears to be black plastic bags approaching the woman and throwing the bag in front of her at 5.15 p.m.
The footage shows the unidentified man pushing the bag into her face. He continued to place the bag on her back, then he walked off.
Police need your help to identify the suspect.
Three days earlier, another victim was attacked and kicked down the steps.
Authorities said that the woman, aged 57, had suffered a fractured skull as well as lacerations to her head. In critical condition, she was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital.
New York Governor Eric Adams and Mayor Eric Adams were alerted to a spate of attacks on subway stations in New York City. Kathy Hochul to unveiled a new plan for combating violence on public transit. It was launched less than two weeks ago.
Additionally, the city's transit chief announced that doors or barriers would be installed on certain subway platforms. Teams of officers and mental workers will also be deployed to remove homeless persons from stations and "get rid of disorderly behavior" such as drug abuse.