By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD released images of a man wanted in connection to a stabbing the Bronx.

It happened outside a residential building near Jerome Avenue and West 192nd Street around 6 p.m. on May 25.

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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.

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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.

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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.

CBSNewYork Team