NYPD: Homeless man with 65 prior arrests randomly punches 3 women at Manhattan subway station

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A homeless man with 65 prior arrests is in custody after police say he randomly punched three women in the face in the subway Monday morning.

Authorities say 55-year-old Warren Harley attacked the three women -- ages 27, 52 and 63 -- inside the 59th Street-Columbus Circle station just after 10 a.m.

The victims were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

A witnesses alerted a police officer to the suspect, who took him into custody.

Harley was taken to Bellevue Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.

Assault charges are pending.

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