Suspect sought for throwing bleach at a woman in a Manhattan subway station

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Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a suspect who threw bleach in a woman’s face at a Manhattan subway station.

According to police, at 12:40 p.m. on Jan. 16, a 37-year-old woman was standing on the 1 train platform at the 14th Street/6th Avenue subway station when an unknown individual approached her, unprovoked, and threw bleach in her face.

The suspect then fled on foot topside to parts unknown. The victim was taken to Lenox Healthplex for treatment.

On Jan. 17, the NYPD released photos of the suspect. Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.