Police: Man Throws Hot Coffee Onto Wawa Employee

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for a suspect who threw hot coffee onto a Wawa employee in Northeast Philadelphia.

Wawa Suspect

Police are searching for a suspect who threw hot coffee onto a Wawa employee. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police say the suspect was involved with a verbal altercation with the 30-year-old employee at the Wawa on 1300 East Erie Ave. on Oct. 13 around 2 p.m.

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Police say that during the dispute, the suspect threw hot coffee onto the man, causing injuries.

The entire incident was caught on video.

Police say the suspect fled the area in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing glasses, a dark-colored Yankees cap, gray shirt and gray pants.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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