Suspect held in NYC subway attack on elderly woman that was captured on video

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Marc Gomez was jailed on suspicion of performing an attack on a homeless lady that was captured on movie.(NYPD)

A New York City male thought of performing a vicious attack on a homeless female riding a subway train has actually been jailed after video of the occurrence drew outrage.

Marc Gomez, 36, deals with attack and harassment charges, according to reports.

Authorities state Gomez consistently punched and kicked a 78-year-old female sitting alone on a train in the morning hours of March 10 in the Bronx. The lady can be seen in the video holding her arm approximately obstruct punches and kicks directed at her.

Gomez apparently left the train vehicle while guests continued to movie him.


A spectator flagged down a New York City policeman at the next stop. The lady was dealt with for bleeding and swelling however declined additional medical attention. It was unclear what provoked the attack.

A video of the occurrence drew in more than 12 million views online since late Saturday. The video footage drew outrage, directed not simply at the attack however at the witnesses shooting on their cellular phone who waited and screamed rather of stepping in.

Gomez was waiting for arraignment Saturday night.

The Associated Press added to this report.

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