NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD has released new surveillance images of a man accused of stabbing a pharmacy worker earlier this year in Brooklyn.

Police said the man walked into Canarsie Plaza Pharmacy on Flatlands Avenue shortly after 12:30 p.m. on August 12 and demanded money and prescription drugs.

He allegedly stabbed the 46-year-old employee several times in the back and slashed him on the left arm before taking off empty-handed.

The worker was taken to Brookdale Hospital in serious condition.

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.


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