Yonkers man charged with assault after kicking woman, 78, in the face on Bronx subway: police

BRONX — A Yonkers man has been identified and charged with assault after he was seen in cellphone video kicking an elderly woman in the face on a subway in the Bronx, police said Saturday.

Police said Saturday that 36-year-old Marc Gomez is expected to be charged with second degree assault, third degree assault and harassment, in connection with the subway attack. Police noted the 78-year-old victim’s age played a role in the degree of the charges.

Gomez was apprehended Saturday morning in lower Manhattan after someone who knew him tipped off police from the 6th precinct of his location, authorities said.

On Sunday, March 10, at about 3:10 a.m., inside of the Nereid Avenue/ White Plains Road subway station, a man approached a 78-year-old woman  who was seated, and began to punch and kick her numerous times in her face and her body, police said.

The horrendous assault was captured on…

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