Cops Hunt Man Suspected of Spraying Chemicals on Train Operator in Brooklyn

By Aidan Gardiner on November 27, 2012 7:49am 

 Police are looking for Enrique Tirado, 38, believing he assaulted a train operator on October 21, 2012. 
Police are looking for Enrique Tirado, 38, believing he assaulted a train operator on October 21, 2012. 
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CROWN HEIGHTS — Cops are seeking a man suspected of spraying a train conductor with an unknown chemical, the NYPD said. 

Enrique Tirado, 38, is believed to have exited a 4 train at the Sterling Street Station along with the unidentified conductor about 4 p.m. on October 21, police said.

He then sprayed her with an unknown chemical and fled, officials said. 

The conductor was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, police said. 

Police described Tirado as 5-foot-8 inches tall and about 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.

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