NYPD: Suspect sought in stabbing of 16-year-old girl outside East Flatbush store
Police are on the hunt for a man who they stabbed a 16-year-old girl outside of a store in East Flatbush.
Police say the victim walked into the Urban Juice Bar and Grill just before a man pulled out a knife and stabbed her.
Police describe the suspect as a male with a thin build and a goatee. They say he used a knife with a black handle and stabbed the teen in her left shoulder.
The suspect fled the scene on foot.
The incident was captured on surveillance cameras.
According to authorities, the stabbing happened at 6 p.m. Monday.
EMS transported the victim from the scene to Brookdale Hospital, where she was treated for her injury and released.
Police say the suspect was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a black T-shirt with a picture of a lion on it.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.