Western Brooklyn

Man Wanted For Eating Chips & Slashing People On 86th Street

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Photo via NYPD
Photo via NYPD

Police are searching for an unknown man who stabbed a stranger outside a bodega on 86th Street and West 7th Street, right near the N train station, early Friday morning.

The suspect slashed a 38-year-old man’s right arm multiple times with a knife on Friday, July 29, 2:30am, in front of Marlboro Minimart, located at 2835 86th Street, according to police.

He is described as a black man, in his 20s, approximately 5 feet 2 inches tall, 125 pounds, with black eyes, short brown hair. Surveillance footage obtained by police shows him wearing a white t-shirt, green jogging pants, and black sneakers and eating a bag of chips.

The victim was transported to Coney Island Hospital where he was treated his injuries 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  or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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