Attacker Sprayed Irritant in Bus Driver's Face: NYPD | NBC New York

Attacker Sprayed Irritant in Bus Driver's Face: NYPD



    (Published Monday, May 5, 2014)

    Police are looking for a man who investigators say walked up to an MTA bus and sprayed an irritant in the driver’s eyes at a Manhattan intersection early Saturday.

    The suspect, in his 20s, walked up to the driver's window at Isham Street and Sherman Avenue in Inwood shortly before 4 a.m., and sprayed the substance in the driver’s face, according to the NYPD.

    Afterward, the suspect left the scene. He can be seen on surveillance video running down Sherman Avenue and waving his arms in the air.

    The spray irritated the driver’s eyes, police say, but he wasn’t taken to the hospital.

    If you have information on the attack, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS or visit

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