A horrifying incident unfolded in a Harlem subway station as a man viciously assaulted a 60-year-old woman, mercilessly striking her over 50 times with her own cane, per the NY Post. Captured in disturbing footage, the assault occurred around 3:30 a.m. last Friday at the West 116 Street and Lenox Avenue station, according to the New York Police Department (NYPD).
The shocking two-minute video exhibits an unidentified male assailant lunging at the woman with an umbrella, while she attempts to defend herself using her cane. The suspect is then seen wrestling away the cane, causing the woman to collapse to the ground, with her screams echoing through the station. The assailant then unleashed a barrage of more than 50 strikes to her head, stomach, leg, arms, back, and hands, shattering the wooden device in the process.
The alarming footage captures the attacker relentlessly pummeling the defenseless woman’s head with his fists, as his pants begin to sag in the process. Remaining motionless on the ground momentarily, the woman suffers several additional kicks from her assailant before the video abruptly ends.
Despite a 911 call reporting the assault, no MTA workers, police officers, or fellow subway riders intervened during the incident, as revealed by NYPD sources. The victim, who reportedly had no prior connection to the suspect, was transported to a nearby hospital where medical professionals believe she is in stable condition.
The unidentified assailant managed to flee the scene before law enforcement arrived, leaving behind a trail of unanswered questions. At present, no arrests have been made, and the investigation into the attack continues, according to NYPD officials.
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