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.

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Alfred approached the woman from behind March 10 on Beverley Road in Prospect Park South and attacked her, police said.

She is recovering.

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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.

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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 All communications are kept confidential.