The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the unknown male seen in the attached surveillance photo and video in connection with an assault within the confines of the 1st Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 3:00 a.m. hours at the southeast corner of Canal Street and West Broadway, an unknown male approached the victim, a 55-year-old male, and slashed the victim’s neck with an unknown object. The unknown male then fled westbound on Canal Street. The victim suffered a laceration to the left side of his neck and was transported by EMS to An area hospital in stable condition. The unknown male is black and was wearing a yellow winter jacket, a white t-shirt with black lettering, dark pants and a large backpack.
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.
All calls are strictly confidential.