Woman Punches Parishioner on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

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Currents News Staff

The NYPD is on the hunt for a woman who punched a 70-year-old parishioner inside of Saint Monica’s Church on the Upper East Side.

The suspect allegedly told the victim to ‘shut up’ as she was praying on Tuesday morning, then punched her in the mouth.

Police say the assailant frequents the area and may be known as ‘Annie.’

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-tips or text ‘Crimes’ to TIP-577.