Police are searching for a man who burned a Brooklyn deli customer with scalding hot coffee during an argument earlier this month.

According to police, the incident occurred at about 11 a.m. on April 19th, at the Jabran Deli and Grocery at 994 Bedford Avenue in Clinton Hill. Investigators say the man "threw hot coffee on the 32-year-old victim's chest after a dispute. The victim suffered burns to his chest."


Police say the coffee tosser has blond hair and was wearing sunglasses, a black t-shirt, black shorts, black sneakers and a black backpack. Investigators released images and video of the suspect; the video shows him filling his cup, tossing it and later cleaning his arm:

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.