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Flying can of soybeans hits woman in the eye at Bronx supermarket

Police are looking for a man suspected of throwing a can of soybeans that hit a woman in the face inside a Bronx supermarket last week.

bronx supermarket soybean assault Police are looking for a man suspected of throwing a can of soybeans that hit a woman in the face inside a Bronx supermarket last week.
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Police are looking for a man suspected of throwing a can of soybeans that hit a woman in the face inside a Bronx supermarket last week.

After an argument with an unknown man inside Compare Food Store in Pelham Parkway, police said the suspect chucked the can in his direction at around 1:30 p.m. April 13.

The soybean can missed the intended target, striking a 69-year-old woman shopping at the grocery store. She was taken to Einstein Hospital with swelling to her eye, police said.

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Cops are hoping to locate the man, wanted for assault, with surveillance footage. He is described as approximately 20 to 25 years old with a medium build.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), submit a tiponlineor text 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.

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