The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following individual wanted in connection to an assault within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx.
The following has been reported to police.
On Sunday, February 3, 2019 at approximately 0415 hours, in front of 1440 Westchester Avenue, (Car Wash) a 54 year old male employee was approached by an unknown male individual who displayed a knife and stabbed the victim once in the abdomen in an unprovoked attack. The individual then fled on foot westbound on Westchester Avenue. The victim suffered a puncture wound to the stomach area, EMS responded and transported the victim to Jacobi hospital in stable condition.
The individual is described as a Male, Hispanic, in his 20’s – 30’s, he was last seen wearing all dark clothing.
A photo of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.