Woman threw hot coffee in bus driver’s face as he was driving: cops

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After throwing the coffee in the driver’s face, the woman fled. (Photo: DCPI)

MANHATTAN (PIX11) — Police are looking for a woman who allegedly threw hot coffee in the face of a MTA bus operator has he was driving a bus on St. Patrick’s Day.

Cops say the 45-year-old operator was driving at the intersection of Broadway and West 23rd Street at about 11:00 a.m. when the woman threw a cup of hot coffee in his face. She then fled the bus.

Cops say the woman threw the coffee in the driver's face as he was driving. (Photo: DCPI)

Cops say the woman threw the coffee in the driver’s face as he was driving. (Photo: DCPI)

The suspect is described as white, in her mid 20s and having long hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.