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Man armed with knives attacks teen inside Bronx deli, police say

Posted at 6:32 AM, Feb 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-28 06:32:30-05

THE BRONX – Police are looking for a knife-wielding man who attacked an 18-year-old in a Bronx deli last week, the NYPD said.

Authorities released footage that shows the man walking into a grocery store on East Kingsbridge Road and brandishing two knives on Feb. 21, around 3 a.m.. He carried one knife in his hand and the other in his coat pocket before placing both on a counter and exchanged a few words with a deli employee, surveillance video shows. He then attacked the victim when he entered the deli, police said.

The victim sustained a laceration to his shoulder area and was removed to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to recover

The culprit was last seen wearing a black jacket and a red baseball cap.

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).