MANHATTAN, N.Y. (PIX11) – The NYPD is searching for a woman who allegedly pepper-sprayed a bus driver in Manhattan.
The incident happened in front of 2967 Eighth Ave. back on July 5, according to the NYPD.
The woman came up to the bus driver’s side window and started banging on the glass. She then allegedly discharged pepper spray on the bus driver’s neck and chest before fleeing the scene, police said.
The bus driver, a 38-year-old woman, received treatment at a hospital.
The suspect – believed to be in her mid-40s – was captured on surveillance images shown above.
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