WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)

550-16 5 Sqd 02-18-16

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 5 Precinct (Manhattan). Details are as follows:

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. the victim, a 21-year-old male, was leaving the clothing store located at 274 Lafayette Street when the two suspects approached him and began arguing with him. One of the suspects then cut the victim on the right side of his face with an unknown object. The two suspects then fled the scene. The victim was removed to Downtown Hospital where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.