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Man Wanted For Chemical Attack On Subway Conductor

Enrique Tirado (credit: NYPD)

Enrique Tirado (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the Sunday, Oct. 21 assault on a subway conductor.

At about 3:30 p.m. on the northbound platform of the 4 train at the Sterling Street Subway Station in Brooklyn, the suspect exited the train at the same time as a female MTA train conductor.

He then sprayed her with an unknown chemical agent, police said.

Police have identified the suspect as Enrique Tirado, 38. Tirado is an Hispanic male, 5’8, weighing 170 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.