Suspect sought in horrifying stabbing caught on video in Brooklyn

brooklyn face stabbing suspect Jullian Wadlington

Jullian Wadlington, 32, was being sought by the NYPD in connection with a stabbing in Brownsville, Brooklyn on Aug. 21, 2021, police said. (Credit: NYPD)

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police identified a suspect wanted for stabbing a man in the face on a Brooklyn sidewalk.

The horrifying attack on Aug. 21 was caught on video. Police released a photo of the suspect early Saturday morning.

Jullian Wadlington, 32, allegedly approached the victim as he stood, holding a pizza, outside a business on Hegeman Avenue in Brownsville around 5:30 p.m. 

Wadlington then suddenly brandished a sharp object and lunged at the 25-year-old victim, stabbing him in the face and stomach before running away, surveillance video showed.

WARNING: Some readers may find the below video disturbing.

The victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Anyone who may know Wadlington’s whereabouts was urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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

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