It happened outside a residential building near Jerome Avenue and West 192nd Street around 6 p.m. on May 25.READ MORE: NYPD Introducing New Crisis Response Training To De-Escalate Situations Where Suspect Does Not Have A Gun
According to police, the suspect approached a 41-year-old man and the two got into a verbal argument, which escalated.
The suspect allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the man in the torso before leaving the scene, police said.READ MORE: COVID-19: Experts Say Delta Variant Spreads Quickly And Is Dominant Strain In Under-Vaccinated Areas
EMS responded and took the victim to the hospital where he was treated and released.
Police said the man they are looking for is approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, a blue baseball cap and sneakers.MORE NEWS: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
Anyone with information 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.