NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 6-year-old boy was slashed in the forehead at a Bronx mosque Sunday, police said.
The slashing happened earlier Sunday at the Masjid Salaam at Longwood Avenue and Hewitt Place, police said.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: With Thousands Of Appointments Now Available, Some Local Leaders Voice Concerns About Vaccine Hesitancy
A witness told the New York Post that men who were fighting in the street spilled into the mosque, and one of them had a knife that cut the boy.READ MORE: 8 People Killed In Mass Shooting At FedEx Facility In Indianapolis
The boy was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln with minor injuries, police said.
Police said the suspect is a 30-year-old man.MORE NEWS: New NYPD 'Digidog' Robot Raising Questions Among New Yorkers
The search continued for the suspect late Sunday.