The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 28th Precinct/TD #3. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at approximately 7:55 p.m. at West 125th Street and Lenox Avenue train station turnstile area, a 42-year-old male victim and an unidentified male did engage in a verbal dispute which led to a physical altercation. The unidentified individual then stabbed the victim in the left hand and slashed in the right hand. The victim refused medical attention. The male individual then fled the station in an unknown direction.
The individual is described as:
- Male Black, approximately 16-years-old, 5’5″ tall, 140lbs., short black hair and last seen wearing a black t-shirt, gray sweatpants, red and black sneakers and seen holding a knife on his right hand (photo #1).
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.