Authorities in New York City are reportedly still on the lookout for a male suspect they say walked into a bank and stabbed a staff member with a hypodermic needle.
According to the New York Post, a 58-year-old woman was reportedly stabbed as she worked inside the CitiBank location near the intersection of Broadway and 32nd Street on the evening of July 12.
The alleged violent incident was reportedly preceded by the suspect’s attempt to open a folding lawn chair in the bank lobby.
Investigators believe the victim confronted the man in an effort to get him to leave, prompting his outburst.
He reportedly fled the scene on foot after stabbing the woman. According to police the victim was able to drive herself to an area hospital for medical treatment.
As of the latest updates available, the New York Police Department had not located a suspect. He was last known to be wearing a maroon hat bearing the word “Fordham.”
Police are encouraging anyone with information related to this case to contact the agency’s Crime Stoppers hotline by calling 1-800-577-TIPS or, for Spanish speakers, 1-888-57-PISTA.
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