The attacker who was caught on shocking video randomly slashing a lady with a boxcutter in Times Square over the weekend has been recognized by the NYPD.
Anthony Evans, 30, was named because the suspect within the Sunday morning assault on a 59-year-old lady strolling alongside Seventh Avenue close to West forty second Street. The division launched Evans’ picture Monday night.
The sufferer – a seamstress who has lived within the metropolis for many years – was pulling a buying trolley down the block when the suspect walked up behind her, raised the weapon within the air and slashed the blade down on her proper hand, footage beforehand launched by police reveals.
Evans stated nothing earlier than the assault, and fled the scene afterward, cops stated.
The lady was transported to Bellevue Hospital in steady situation.
The sufferer’s 23-year-old daughter, who requested that her title not be used, told The Post Monday that the assault left her mom “traumatized.”
“It was a really violent occasion, a really violent factor to do,” the daughter stated. “I wouldn’t want this upon anyone — even my worst enemies.”
“I hope it wasn’t for malicious causes,” the daughter stated.
“I simply wish to ensure that it’s clear that we don’t know what’s the motivation behind the assault,” she added. “If it’s psychological health-related, I hope [the suspect is] discovered and obtain[s] the required remedy. If the perpetrator had malicious causes, I hope they’re discovered and prosecuted.”
No extra info was accessible on the suspect Tuesday morning.