A man was arrested for indiscriminately pepper spraying two young girls on a Manhattan street Wednesday afternoon, police and sources said.
The egregious attack on the girls, 7 and 8, occurred around 5 p.m. outside of 1348 Amsterdam Ave, according to the NYPD. in Harlem.
The suspect – who has a psychiatric history and 10 prior arrests – was arrested several blocks away from the incident, police and law enforcement sources said.
The older child was taken to St Luke’s Hospital and the younger girl was treated at the scene, according to authorities.
A case was pending against the 26-year-old suspect.
https://nypost.com/2022/08/17/man-arrested-for-pepper-spraying-girls-in-nyc/ Man arrested in New York for pepper spraying girls