Police: Man whacks woman over head with umbrella on Queens subway platform

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a violent attack inside a subway station in Queens involving an umbrella.

A man approached a woman from behind at the Mott Avenue A Train stop in Far Rockaway. Suddenly, he whacked her over the head with a large umbrella.

The attacker then jumped into a northbound A train to get away.

Paramedics treated the victim at the scene for pain to her head and neck.

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