Cops looking for man who slashed a woman’s face with a box cutter on a Flushing street

Photo via Google Maps, insets courtesy of the NYPD

Police released on Wednesday afternoon images of a man who slashed a woman’s face on the streets of Flushing last month.

At 8:40 p.m. on June 7, law enforcement sources said, an unknown man approached a 29-year-old woman in the vicinity of Main Street and 41st Avenue. Once he was within reach, the suspect slashed the victim on the left side of her face with a box cutter.

Following the attack, the suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens hospital in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a black male standing 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 250 pounds. He was last seen a green head scarf, green bomber jacket, gray sweat pants and blue sneakers.

1778-17 Assault 109 pct 06-07-17 Pic 3 1778-17 Assault 109 pct 06-07-17 Pic 1

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

More from Around New York