Deli worker stabbed in neck and back, bias crime investigation underway in the Bronx

WILLIAMSBRIDGE, Bronx (WABC) -- A stabbing inside a Bronx deli is being investigated as a bias crime.

It happened last Monday, March 1, at around 8:35 p.m. on White Plains Road in Williamsbridge.

Police say it started with two men getting into a fight in the deli.

When a worker stepped in, one of the men made a disparaging remark about Mexicans and then stabbed the worker in the neck and back.

The suspect took off in a black vehicle.

The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi in stable condition.

The man wanted for questioning in this incident is described as 20-30 years of age.

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).

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