NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A random, unprovoked stabbing was caught on camera earlier this week in Brooklyn, and police are searching for the suspect.
The attack happened around 8 p.m. Monday at Myrtle and Gates avenues in Bushwick.READ MORE: Police Searching For Man Wanted In Midtown Subway Slashing
Surveillance video shows the 60-year-old victim walking on the sidewalk when the suspect runs up and tackles him to the ground.READ MORE: Suspect Accused Of Making Anti-Semitic Remarks, Spitting On Man In Brooklyn
Police said the suspect stabbed the man once in the neck and then took off, heading west on Myrtle Avenue.
The victim was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital in serious condition.MORE NEWS: 2 Wanted In Connection To Queens Robbery
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.