WANTED: Assault (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 108 Precinct. Details are as follows:  

It was reported to police that on January 14, 2018, at approximately 2:20 p.m. inside of a southbound “7” train, the individual and the 37-year-old male victim got into a verbal dispute that turned physical. During the fight the individual stabbed the victim one time in the back of the right hand with a knife. The individual fled off the train at the Queensboro Plaza station. The victim was removed Mt. Sinai Hospital where he received 5 stitches for the laceration to his hand.

The individual is described as a:

  • Male Hispanic, in his 40s
  • Last seen wearing a purple hooded sweater, a black vest and blue jeans

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.