Cops release photo of suspect in NYC subway hammer attack

As a courageous town well being worker remained hospitalized subsequent a vicious subway station assault, the NYPD produced an additional photo of the maniac mugger required for bludgeoning her with a hammer.

The disturbing Thursday night time assault of Nina Rothschild at the Queens Plaza E, M and R station was caught on video.

Rothschild was taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center in crucial problem with a fractured cranium and bleeding to her brain, in accordance to cops and resources.

The Queens female was stated in secure situation early Saturday, according to an NYPD spokesman, who did not elaborate.

Rothschild’s unhinged attacker, a guy carrying a black hooded coat, a black mask, blue jeans and black sneakers continues to be at substantial. Cops said he carried a cane.

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Health and fitness Department Investigation Scientist Nina Rothschild was hospitalized following getting attacked with a hammer at an NYC subway station.
Seth Gottfried

Rothschild was on her way property from work as a research scientist with the Overall health Division all around 11:20 p.m. Thursday when her male attacker snuck up behind her and kicked her, evidently striving to make her slide, as she was strolling down the station’s stairs, according to cops and the footage.

The girl kept her stability, but the attacker then pulled out a hammer and clocked Rothschild numerous occasions on the head. He also experimented with to get her bag ahead of dealing an additional established of brutal blows, the clip displays.

The NYPD has released a new picture of the suspect accused of bludgeoning Nina Rothschild with a hammer at a subway station and is inquiring for the public’s assist in figuring out him.

The sicko lastly snatched her pocketbook – which contained two cellphones, debit playing cards, credit rating playing cards and an unfamiliar amount of money of revenue – as his victim helplessly yelled, ”Stop!” and ran again up the stairs, according to the footage and sources. He fled south on Queens Plaza South, cops mentioned. 

Subway attacker
The mugger followed Nina Rothschild down the stairs of the subway station and attempted to kick her down the stairs in advance of bludgeoning her skull with a hammer. He proceeded to steal her pocketbook.
Adhering to the attack, Nina Rothschild was taken to Weill Cornell Healthcare Middle. She experienced a cranium fracture and bleeding in her brain and is in important ailment.

Law enforcement said they feel the suspect targeted Rothschild following watching her window store before heading down into the subway station.

Mayor Eric Adams on Friday declared that the twisted suspect required for assaulting Rothschild ought to be caught. “We require to capture him. He demands to be incarcerated,” Adams stated.

Everyone with information and facts in regard to this incident is asked to phone the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-Tips (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their recommendations by logging onto the CrimeStoppers site at or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.