Two Women Doused With Hot Coffee, Robbed in Delancey Street Station

Police are asking for help in finding a suspect who splashed hot coffee on two women in the Delancey Street subway station and stole money from his victims.

It happened Monday, Aug. 21 at around 9:45 a.m. The women, ages 24 and 25, were walking down the stairs to the J Train when a man took $5 from one of the women. He then threw coffee on both of them, ran up the stairs and headed west on Delancey Street.

Police say the suspect is a Black male, 45 to 55 years old, with facial hair and salt and pepper hair. He was last seen wearing a dark colored long sleeved shirt and light colored jeans.

Anyone with information should call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.