NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have identified a man they believe is responsible for slashing a 68-year-old woman’s throat in Brooklyn.
Investigators are looking for Gregory Alfred, 25. The NYPD released a booking photo of him from last year.READ MORE: NYPD: 2 Gunmen Wanted After 10 Shot In Front Of Queens Business; 'A Brazen, Coordinated Attack'
Alfred approached the woman from behind March 10 on Beverley Road in Prospect Park South and attacked her, police said.
She is recovering.READ MORE: Man Struck, Seriously Injured In Huntington Station Hit-And-Run
It does not appear the victim and suspect knew each other.
Alfred is 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs around 170 pounds, police said.
A home surveillance camera captured home video of the suspect wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt and dark pants and running on Argyle Road toward Cortelyou Road.MORE NEWS: Fauci Says Unvaccinated Americans Are 'Propagating This Outbreak' As Delta Spreads
Police are asking anyone with information about Alfred’s whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or to submit a tip online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com. All communications are kept confidential.