Police are searching for a man who slashed a woman's throat in Queens after repeatedly asking her if she lives alone.
According to cops, the 24-year-old victim was about to enter her Elmhurst apartment building around 2:40 a.m. on Tuesday when she was approached by the suspect.
He put a sharp object to the left side of her neck and demanded to know, repeatedly, whether she lived by herself before slashing her. The victim screamed and the perp took off on foot. The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital in stable condition.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, standing around 5-foot-9 and weighing 180 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted at the Crime Stoppers website, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.