NYPD: Store employee slashed with screwdriver; suspect on the loose

A man is wanted for stealing from a Mount Eden store and attacking an employee, according to the NYPD.

News 12 Staff

Feb 21, 2024, 1:16 PM

Updated 152 days ago

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A man is wanted for stealing from a Mount Eden store and attacking an employee, according to the NYPD.
Police say the suspect attempted to steal detergent from a store located on Jerome Avenue on Feb. 1. When an employee attempted to stop the suspect, the alleged thief took out a screwdriver and slashed the victim in the hand before running off.
The employee is expected to be OK.
The suspect was last seen wearing a green jacket, light blue jeans and white sneakers. Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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