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Customer stabbed by a deli employee in the Bronx: police

Posted at 12:52 PM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 12:52:19-04

CLAREMONT VILLAGE, the Bronx —  A man was stabbed at a Bronx deli when a dispute broke out with a store employee, police said.

The employee who police say stabbed a 36-year-old customer in a Bronx deli on July 10 is pictured. (NYPD)

The attack happened around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday inside the Webster Gourmet Deli along Webster Ave, the NYPD said.

According to authorities, the victim, 36, and a deli employee were involved in a dispute when the store employee came from behind the counter and stabbed the victim in the left bicep and forearm.

The employee fled the scene after the attack, officials said.

The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was treated for his injuries, authorities said.

Police described the attacker as a partially bald man in his 50s who is approximately five feet and eight inches tall. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

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