The suspect was last seen wearing a dark suit jacket with an emblem patch on the left pocket and was possibly driving a Toyota SUV with a New York license plate, police said.
Police Monday were searching for a man who tried to rob two women – one of them 76 years old – in Flushing, Queens last week.
Around 5 a.m. Sunday, police were called to the Masijid-Saaliheen mosque on Kissena Boulevard. When they arrived, they found the 57-year-old victim stabbed in the torso.
A Muslim man in Flushing, Queens survived a brutal stabbing right in front of his own mosque, and the the victim told CBS 2 in an exclusive interview that the motive was pure hate.