July 28, By Nathaly Pesantez
A pair of teenagers pepper sprayed two people on a Queensboro Plaza station platform earlier this month, police said.
The victims, a male and a female both aged 20, were on a Manhattan-bound “N” train at Queensboro Plaza at 4:45 p.m. on July 9 when two teenagers approached them, one of them saying he was going to beat up the man .
The victims left the train, but were followed by the two teenagers who then pepper sprayed them before fleeing from the station. The victims suffered minor injuries to their face and arms, but refused medical attention, according to police.
The NYPD has released a surveillance video and photo of the two unidentified teenagers at a Dunkin Donuts in Manhattan shortly after the incident. They are both described to be about 16 to 18 years of age.
Unidentified Male #1, to the left in the video, is described at 5’08” and 170 pounds with a ponytail. Unidentified Male #2 to the right is described at 5’07” and 150 pounds with short, dark hair.
Anyone with information in regards 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).