Police are looking for a man who is accused of assaulting two men while using anti-gay slurs at a Bed-Stuy restaurant.
The incident occurred on Sunday, March 5th, around 5 a.m.. According to the NYPD, the suspect approached a 34-year-old man inside the Crown Fried Chicken at 1147 Fulton Street and "proceeded to display a cutting instrument, which he used to slash" him on the "left side of his face while uttering anti-gay slurs."
Then, police say, the man stabbed a 24-year-old man "in his right torso and slashed him in his right shoulder while in front of the location while also uttering anti-gay slurs." The first victim was treated for his facial laceration at Kings County Hospital while the second victim was taken to Methodist Hospital for two stab wounds to his torso and a laceration to his shoulder.
Authorities released surveillance footage of the suspect, who is described as 20 to 26 years old and approximately 150 pounds.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.