EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — Cops have asked the public for assistance in identifying a woman who robbed a laundromat and attacked an employee Monday evening.
It happened at an East Flatbush laundromat in the vicinity of East 58th Street and Clarendon Road around 5 p.m.
A woman engaged in a dispute with a 47-year-old laundromat employee and proceeded to go behind the counter without permission, police said.
She then took a bottle of detergent and struck the employee in the face with it several times, causing her to fall to the ground, according to cops.
The suspect fled with a cart from the laundromat, police said.
The employee suffered swelling and bruising to her face, but refused medical attention, authorities said.
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