The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual depicted in the attached surveillance video and photos regarding an assault that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at approximately 1453 hours, at the north west corner of 179 Street and University Avenue, a 15-year-old male victim was sitting on his scooter when he was approached by an unknown individual; the two engaged in a verbal dispute, which escalated into a physical encounter. The individual displayed a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times about the body, before fleeing the scene on foot, eastbound on West Burnside Avenue. EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Saint Barnabas, where he has since been treated and released. No property was taken in the above incident.
The individual is described as a male, 20’s, dark complexion, approximately 5’8″ tall, weighing 160 lbs., small build and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, a grey hooded sweat jacket, grey pants, a black surgical mask and sneakers.
Surveillance video and photos, taken at the incident, are attached and available at DCPI.
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 on Twitter @NYPDTips.