Police are searching for a suspect they say choked and stabbed a 60-year-old man for his cell phone.
The suspect followed the victim into a building on Intervale Avenue in the Bronx about 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday, police said. He placed him in a chokehold, stabbed him multiple times and took his cell phone.
Cops are also searching for a female suspect who acted as a lookout during the incident. [videoembed id=222620]
Police have released a video of the brutal attack, in which the suspect is seen dragging the victim down the stairs, assaulting him and then picking up the cell phone.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.