WILLIAMSBURG – Cops are searching for the man who slashed a woman and robbed her last week.
On September 10 at around 1:20 a.m., a 24-year-old woman was walking on Humboldt Street near Boerum Street when a man approached her. According to cops, he displayed a knife and demanded her belongings. When the woman refused, he began to slash her head, torso, and arms with his knife. She was left with several lacerations, in pain, and was bleeding.
The man then grabbed her bag, which contained a wallet, cash, and electronics with an estimated value of $2,000 and fled the scene heading eastbound toward Boerum Street. The woman was taken to the local hospital and is in stable condition.
Cops describe the suspect as a 20-to-30-year-old black man, last seen shirtless wearing blue jeans.
Anyone with information in regard 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.