SEAGATE – Police are looking for a suspect who stabbed and kicked a man in a deli on Saturday, August 19.
At approximately 1:20pm the suspect walked into World Deli located at 3602 Neptune Avenue, approached the 49-year-old victim from behind and stabbed him in the neck. According to authorities, once the victim fell to the floor, the suspect began kicking him repeatedly.
Customers inside the store intervened and tried to stop the suspect from hurting the victim even more, cops say. The suspect then left the deli, and as of today, has not been located.
The victim was taken to Lutheran Medical Hospital. He is in critical but stable condition.
Cops describe the suspect as a black male, in his 40s, 5’7″, and 170lbs. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and black pants.
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.