NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a teenager accused of slashing a man on a Queens street.
Video from the scene shows the man, who is in his 60s, sitting with a bandaged head.READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
It happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday on 90th Avenue and 169th Street in Jamaica.
The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious condition.READ MORE: Justice Department Says Russians Hacked Federal Prosecutors
Police say the suspect is believed to be 15 or 16 years old and tried to sell the victim a cell phone.
When the man refused, there was a struggle, and the suspect allegedly slashed the victim and stole $100.MORE NEWS: Police: Woman, 61, Killed In West Islip House Fire
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.