BROOKLYN - A man punched a 61-year-old woman in the face as she exited the elevator at a Brooklyn subway station, according to police.

It happened on April 4, at the Flatbush Avenue and Atlantic Avenue subway station.

Police say the 61-year-old woman was exiting the elevator when the suspect punched her on the left side of her face, and then ran away .

The woman suffered bruising and swelling to her face. 

The man is described as being 40-55 years old, 6'0" tall and 160-180 pounds.

They say the man is bald, has brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black skull cap, black work boots, a black jacket and black jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.