Bronx restaurant manager stabbed in face in filmed attack


Surveillance footage was taken as an enraged customer stabbed the manager of a Bronx restaurant – and now the cops are looking for the suspect.

The The NYPD released a video Thursday of the disturbing bombing, which shows the man in the Yankees cap suddenly stabbing the worker in the face with an unknown object.

The incident, which occurred around 11:30 p.m. on July 23 inside the Crotona Parkway Texas Chicken and Burgers, was the result of a dispute the attacker had with another employee.

The 18-year-old manager stepped in to defuse the situation, with footage showing him and the suspect speaking calmly at the counter just before the attack.

The incident took place on July 23 inside the Crotona Parkway Texas Chicken and Burgers.
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The 18-year-old manager and the suspect were chatting calmly at the counter just before the attack.
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The employee was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.
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Police are looking for the man in this photo in connection with the stabbing.
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The slasher fled the restaurant in an unknown direction, while the employee was taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $ 3,500 to help identify the man and has asked informants to call or contact DM NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS.


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