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Bronx man charged with stabbing, anti-gay assault: police

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THE BRONX — A Bronx man has been arrested in connection with the assault of a 49-year-old man during which he was targeted with anti-gay slurs and stabbed.

Two men were seen on video allegedly stabbing a man for being gay. (Photo: NYPD)

Two men were seen on video allegedly stabbing a man for being gay. (Photo: NYPD)

Police have charged Kareem Ruddock, 25, with felony assault and possession of a weapon, the NYPD said Tuesday.

Ruddock and another man — who has not been arrested or identified yet — yelled anti-gay slurs at the victim before one of them stabbed him in the left arm with a sharp object, police said.

The 49-year-old victim was treated for a laceration at a local hospital.

The incident happened at 3:30 a.m. on July 10 in the area of Sunset Boulevard and Neptune Lane, officials said.

Anyone with information should submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visitingwww.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.