The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following male wanted for questioning in connection to an assault within the confines of the 45th Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police:

On Thursday, June 6, 2019 at approximately 1420 hours, a 28-year-old female victim was in front 2597 Lafayette Avenue when an unidentified male asked her for directions. The victim pointed in the direction of the location, at which point the male slashed her on the left side of her face with a cutting instrument. The male fled in unknown direction.

EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where she received multiple stitches.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male, Black, 30-40 years old, approximately 6’00”, 250 lbs.; last seen wearing a button up short sleeve shirt with a white/blue checkered pattern, black shorts, white knee high socks, and a baseball cap.

A surveillance video clip 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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (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.


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