MANHATTEN, New York (WABC) – Police are looking for a man who hit a man with a hammer on the head on a subway platform in Manhattan on Tuesday night.

Officials say the couple was standing on a subway platform on line 1/2/3 of 14th Street Station around 9:15 p.m., when one of them accidentally collided with a suspect.

It is said that the suspect took out a hammer and attacked the victim, hitting him on the head.

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He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he is expected to survive.

The suspect escaped from the station.

Police believe the suspect is transgender.

He is described as 6 feet tall and skinny. He was last seen dressed in purple lipstick, a wig, blue jeans, red shoes and a red jacket.

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