NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have taken a man into custody after a bank teller was stabbed in the neck with a needle last week.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. on July 12 at the Citibank on West 32nd Street in Midtown South.

The suspect allegedly tried to set up a lawn chair in the lobby of the bank and a clerk asked him to leave.

Police say when the woman approached him, 35-year-old Taylor Boyd pulled out a hypodermic needle and stabbed her in the neck.

35-year-old Taylor Boyd  allegedly stabbed a bank teller with a needle on July 12, 2019. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

The victim was taken to an urgent care facility for treatment.

The 35-year-old is believed to be homeless and has been charged with assault.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at


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