It happened around 5:20 p.m. on March 5 on board a B46 bus at the corner of Sterling Place and Utica Avenue in Crown Heights.READ MORE: Gov. Hochul Moves To Prevent Health Care Worker Shortages After COVID Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect
According to police, a 47-year-old man was sitting on the bus when a stranger approached him and started talking to him. The stranger then allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the man in the neck.
Police say the suspect got off the bus and ran away.READ MORE: Parents Of Gabby Petito Expected To Hold Press Conference Tuesday On Long Island
The victim was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County, where he was treated and released.
Police have released a surveillance photo taken from the bus.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Police Say Man Suspected Of Robbing 7 Unsuspecting Seniors In The Bronx
Anyone who 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.