(image from Twitter: @NYPDTransit)
On Thursday, January 16, in an unprovoked attack, a female subject splashed bleach on a woman’s face at the West 14th Street Subway Station. Thanks to the public’s assistance, the individual was apprehended today. pic.twitter.com/jfdhDXcKpX
— Chief Rodney Harrison (@NYPDDetectives) January 17, 2020
NEW YORK (77 WABC) – The NYPD is looking for the individual in the photos above and below who is a suspect in an assault that took place in the Chelsea section of Manhattan at the 14th Street subway stations northbound 1 train platform. The suspect was seen throwing bleach into the face of a woman. After the attack, the suspect ran out of the station, the victim was later treated at Lenox Hill Hospital for minor burns to her face.
Our investigators are attempting to identify this individual sought for an assault at the 14th St station (1-line). Incident occurred on 1/16 at 12:40pm. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers @NYPDTips or dial #800577Tips pic.twitter.com/bcVPF0q69e
— NYPD Transit (@NYPDTransit) January 17, 2020
The NYPD asks that anyone with information related to this incident to please call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted online by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or socially on Twitter @NYPDTips. All information shared is strictly confidential.