Man sought for punching and stabbing victim outside the Butler Houses in the Bronx: cops

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Screenshot via video courtesy of the NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a suspect who punched and stabbed a man in the Bronx earlier this month.

According to police, at 12:45 a.m. on March 3, a 24-year-old man was approached by an unknown man outside of the Butler Houses, located at 1428 Webster Avenue. After engaging with the victim, the suspect proceeded to punch the victim in the face.

The suspect then pulled out an unknown cutting instrument and stabbed the victim two times in the back and once in his left arm before fleeing into the Butler Houses. The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in serious but stable condition.

On March 26, the NYPD released video of the suspect taken from nearby surveillance footage.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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