Security guard slashes 21-year-old man in the chest, face at McDonald’s

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Manhattan — A 21-year-old man was stabbed by a security guard after a dispute turned violent at a downtown McDonald’s early Monday, police said.

The incident happened began inside the fast food joint on 160 Broadway about 4 a.m. Monday.

Police say Saul Puente, 55, of the Bronx allegedly stabbed the victim in the chest and slashed him in the face before fleeing.

The victim followed Puente for a block and a half until he called the police, according to the NYPD.

He was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Puente was arrested and charged with assault.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Manhattan Videos

Global Citizen Live 2021: Harry, Meghan and music's brightest wow at Central Park concert

Broadway back in Bryant Park

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visit One World Observatory in NYC

Lower East Side educator offers children access to the arts with free classes

Winning $432M Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Midtown Manhattan

Biden headlines UN General Assembly’s biggest day for speakers --- and NYC traffic

More Manhattan

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Trending Stories

Don't Miss