Police searching for man who slashed woman with box cutter in Queens

Thursday, July 13, 2017 07:42AM
The search is on for a man who slashed a woman in Flushing last month.

FLUSHING, Queens - Police are searching for the man who slashed a stranger in the face in Queens.

The NYPD released photos of the suspect they are looking for.

Police say he walked up to a 29-year-old woman on June 7 in the vicinity of Main Street and 41st Avenue in Flushing, and slashed her on the left side of her face with a box cutter.

She was treated for her injuries at Booth Memorial Hospital.

The suspect fled the scene on foot.

Police describe him as 5'7" and 250lbs. He was last seen wearing a green head scarf, green bomber jacket, gray sweat pants and blue sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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