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Homeless creep hurled hot water on women in series of random NYC attacks on busy streets: cops

Larry Martin, 42, is suspected of attacking three women with hot water in unprovoked attacks, sources said.
Larry Martin, 42, is suspected of attacking three women with hot water in unprovoked attacks, sources said.

A homeless serial attacker was busted Thursday after he hurled cups of hot water at three different women in unprovoked attacks a day earlier in busy sections of Manhattan, cops said.

Larry Martin, 42, was picked up in connection to the terrifying spree that spanned about 45 minutes as New Yorkers commuted to their workplaces in Midtown on Wednesday morning.

The creep first chucked the scalding liquid toward a 49-year-old woman’s face at the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 56th Street around 7:45 a.m., causing scalds, cops said.

Larry Martin, 42, is suspected of attacking three women with hot water in unprovoked assaults, sources said. NYPD
Larry Martin, 42, is suspected of attacking three women with hot water in unprovoked assaults, sources said. NYPD

He then moved south, assailing a 45-year-old woman with the piping liquid as she stepped out of the Times Square subway station at the southeast corner of Seventh Avenue and West 42nd Street around 8:15 a.m., according to cops and sources.

Then around 8:30 a.m., he approached a 27-year-old woman at West 35th Street and Eighth Avenue and also intentionally tossed a cup of hot water at her, police said.

The woman received medical treatment for minor injuries, authorities said.

The series of the attacks spanned about 45 minutes, sources said. NYPD
The series of the attacks spanned about 45 minutes, sources said. NYPD

Martin was charged with assault, cops said.

His last known address is a Brooklyn homeless shelter, according to police.

He has one prior arrest for allegedly assaulting a 70-year-old man in Queens in August 2021, cops said.

He was arrested in 2022 in connection to that offense.

The status of that case wasn’t immediately clear.