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Man wanted for allegedly attacking teen with can of Chef Boyardee

WOODSTOCK, the Bronx — Police are searching for the man who allegedly hurled a can of Chef Boyardee at a 14-year-old girl inside a Bronx bodega, cutting the victim in her head.

The attacker man entered F.M. Grocery, located at 784 E. 163rd St. in Woodstock, at about 8:30 a.m. on March 2, police said.

He picked up a metal can of Chef Boyardee Lasagna and threw it down an aisle, striking the teen, police said. She was taken to a hospital and treated for a cut to her head.

The entire encounter was caught on video, which police released on Wednesday. It shows the culprit, described as a black male, about 25 years old and 5 feet 9 inches tall with a mustache and short black hair.

After the attack, the culprit ran from the store and was last seen flee into the Forest Houses at 695 E. 163 St.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).