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MTA bus rider throws urine at driver in the Bronx: NYPD

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THE BRONX – Police are looking for a MTA rider who threw urine at a bus operator in the Bronx more than two weeks ago.

NYPD said the culprit boarded the MTA bus BX12 at White Plains and Pelham Parkway about 5:15 p.m. on Oct. 1 when he got into a verbal dispute with the 58-year-old bus driver. When arriving at Pelham Bay Station, the 20-year-old man allegedly threw an object containing urine at the bus driver and fled westbound on Westchester Avenue, police said.

The bus driver suffered irritation to his face and eyes and was taken to Jacobi Hospital.

The suspect is about 5 foot 8 inches tall and was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and dark-color footwear, police said. He also boarded the bus with a 5-year-old boy, according to cops.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.