Woman Hurt After Man Throws Soybean Can in Bronx Store, Police Say

By Eddie Small on April 24, 2014 10:36am 

 Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly hit a 69-year-old woman with a can of soybeans.
Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly hit a 69-year-old woman with a can of soybeans.
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BRONX — Police are searching for a man who tossed a can of soybeans inside a Morris Park grocery store, striking a 69-year-old woman in the eye.

The suspect and another man got into a fight inside Compare Food Store at 2080 White Plains Rd., near Brady Avenue, on April 13 at 1:30 p.m., according to the NYPD.

The suspect threw the soybeans toward the second man, but missed his target and hit the woman instead, police said. She was taken to Montefiore Medical Center with swelling in her eye, police said.

The suspect has a medium build is between 20 and 25 years old, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.

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