KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS, the Bronx — Police are on the hunt for a man they say attacked his ex-girlfriend as she walked with their infant son in the Kingsbridge Heights area of the Bronx Tuesday evening.
According to the NYPD, the 21-year-old woman was pushing her infant son in his stroller along Sedgwick Avenue just after 7 p.m. when she got into a verbal argument with her ex-boyfriend.
Things escalated when he suddenly lunged at the woman, putting her in a chokehold and dragging her, as well as the baby in the stroller, to the ground, police said.
The man proceeded to stab the woman multiple times before fleeing the scene on foot, officials said.
EMS responded and rushed the woman and infant son to a nearby hospital.
Their conditions were not immediately known but police said both mother and child were listed as “stable.”
Warning: Some readers may find the video below disturbing.
SHOCKING VIDEO: Police looking for man they say choked, stabbed ex-girlfriend as she walked with infant son in the Bronx— PIX11 News (@PIX11News) July 15, 2020
Surveillance video shows the man dragging the mom and baby to the ground in the attack
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Police said they’re looking for 25-year-old Carlos Gonzalez of Manhattan.
Gonzalez is described as standing about 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 140 lbs. with a thin build, having brown eyes and long black hair in braids.
He was last seen wearing yellow shorts, a white t-shirt, white sneakers and carrying a black bag, cops said.
The NYPD released the above shocking surveillance footage of the incident and suspect.
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