Police: Man slashes woman in the face while walking in Soundview
A man is wanted for allegedly slashing a woman in Soundview Thursday morning.
Investigators say the woman was slashed in the face near Bruckner Boulevard and Wheeler Avenue just before 2 a.m.
After she was slashed, police say the woman ran around the block to a deli and grocery on Watson Avenue to ask for help. Employees at the deli told News 12 the woman had a large cut on her cheek and asked them to call her husband.
The victim was taken to the hospital where News 12 is told she is recovering.
Police describe the suspect as being 5 feet 7 inches and was last seen wearing a gray and black bubble jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.