The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the male in the attached photograph, who is wanted for questioning in connection to an assault within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at approximately 0130 hours, a 50-year-old male victim was inside 621 E. 169th Street (grocery/bodega), when he was engaged in a verbal dispute with an unidentified male. The male produced a cutting instrument and slashed the victim one time in the neck, before fleeing the location in an unknown direction.

The victim sustained a laceration and was removed to St. Barnabas Hospital by EMS in stable condition.

A surveillance photograph 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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