NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A mother and daughter are recovering after being violently attacked on a subway train in the Bronx.
A 36-year-old mother and her 10-year-old daughter were on a northbound 5 train when a woman approached them and began punching the mother in the face.
She then turned and began to punch the daughter in the face, before getting off the train at the Simpson Street station and fleeing the scene.
Video showed the moment the victim and her 10-year-old daughter were attacked.
The experience has left the family on edge, and the victim didn't want to be identified.
"You know the people see, nobody do nothing. Nobody do nothing. Just see," the victim said.
The family says they were heading home from school and noticed the attacker on the train but didn't have any interaction with her.
Moments later, the unthinkable happened.
"She don't say nothing to me, just she punched the head. Like crazy, just boom boom boom. She don't say nothing to me," the victim said.
The family got off at Westchester Avenue and Simpson Street where they asked for help from police.
The victim says they both were punched in the face and mouth.
The mother and daughter were taken to Jacobi Hospital and treated for their injuries.
The suspect was described to police as approximately in her 40's, around 5'8" tall, with a medium build and short black hair.
Police have now released pictures of the attacker. They say the attacker was last seen at the Simpson Street subway station in the Bronx. She was last seen wearing a black jacket and had on black sunglasses.