NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 2-year-old boy was injured when a man swung a bat and shattered a barbershop window last week in the Bronx.
The commotion was caught on camera around 7 p.m. on Jan. 29 at Osvaldo’s Barbershop on West Kingsbridge Road.
Surveillance video shows the suspect run up and smash the window.
Police said the little boy was getting a haircut inside when he was cut by the broken glass. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Caught On Camera: Bat-Wielding Man Shatters Barbershop Window
His mother told CBS2’s Scott Rapoport exclusively the little boy is still shaken by the incident.
“Since that day, my son hasn’t been well. He hasn’t been normal. He can’t sleep,” the mother said. “I was pretty scared. I felt frustrated, because I felt my son was in danger, and I felt like I couldn’t do anything.”
It unclear what prompted the vandalism.
The suspect is still at large. Barbershop employees told Rapoport they have no idea who the suspect is.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the 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 274637.