It happened outside a residential building near Jerome Avenue and West 192nd Street around 6 p.m. on May 25.READ MORE: 'I'm Very Cautious:' Harlem Community Responds To Adams' Plan To Restore Anti-Crime Unit
According to police, the suspect approached a 41-year-old man and the two got into a verbal argument, which escalated.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Remains Hospitalized After Harlem Shooting; Sources Say Suspect Had Multiple Guns Hidden Under Mattress
The suspect allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the man in the torso before leaving the scene, police said.
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: Police: Woman Attacked By Would-Be Rapist Inside Queens Elevator
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.