NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A slashing was caught on camera inside a Party City store in the Bronx.
It happened around 1 p.m. Thursday at the store on Hutchinson River Parkway in the Throggs Neck section.
Police said one man slashed a 24-year-old employee in the face, head and arm, while three other men stood lookout. Investigators believe it was a targeted attack.
The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition to be treated for significant cuts.
Police said they’re searching for a black man, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with neon green writing on the front and neon green skull on the back, plus blue jeans and dark colored sneakers.
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.