NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for the suspect seen carrying out a violent stabbing in the Bronx.
Authorities say it happened around 8 p.m. Thursday evening on Lafayette Avenue in the Soundview section.
Surveillance video spotted the suspect who police say he ran up to a 34-year-old man, knocked the victim to the ground, and repeatedly stabbed him.
The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital and is listed in stable condition.
The NYPD says the attacker fled the scene. The suspect is described as a black man, standing 6-foot-2, weighing around 280 pounds, and was last seen wearing a black shirt, with black Adidas pants, and black sneakers.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has 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 NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.