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: Long Island Woman Sentenced To 9 Months In Prison For Death Of Anti-Gang Activist Evelyn Rodriguez
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: Woman In Viral Series Of TikTok Videos Finds Secret Room In New York City Apartment
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: Work Now Underway To Turn Pier 42 Into Public Park
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.