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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Report Of Roosevelt Island Man Pepper Sprayed By Woman On Crowded Red Bus Last Night - RIOC Public Safety Department Seeking Witnesses

 Received the following advisory last night from the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC)
Please be advised that the Roosevelt Island Public Safety Department has received a report of an alleged assault with pepper spray which may have occurred on a RIOC Red Bus in front of the F Train Station at or around 9:45pm Tuesday May 14th 2019. Anyone with information in regards to this alleged assault is encouraged to contact the Roosevelt Island Public Safety Department by phone at 212-832-4545 or in person at 550 Main Street. All information provided will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.
This morning, RIOC Public Safety Department Chief Jack McManus added some more info. According to Chief McManus a man walked into the PSD office last evening saying that he was just pepper sprayed by a woman on the Red Bus that was full of other passengers. The man said he had a dispute with the woman on the subway that continued on to the Red Bus where she pepper sprayed him. 

The Bus Driver did not see anything. If you have any info on this incident, please contact the Roosevelt Island PSD. The NYPD 114th precinct was also informed.