Aug. 19, 2019 By Allie Griffin
An employee at a BP gas station in Flushing was struck by a half-full Gatorade bottle when a man threw it at his head on Friday, according to police.
On Aug. 16 at 5:45 p.m., the man got into an argument with the employee and when it escalated, he threw the bottle at his head. The employee suffered a laceration on his head and refused medical attention at the scene.
The man is now wanted in connection to the assault and is described as Hispanic, dark-skinned and in his late 20s to early 30s, according to the NYPD. He was last seen wearing a traffic vest. The police released the above photo of the suspect.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.