Adam Warner

Man With Knives Attacks Customer at Bronx Deli: NYPD

Surveillance video shows a man walking into a Bronx deli and pulling out large knives after attacking a customer he had been arguing with, police said.

The NYPD released the surveillance video Monday, about a week after the early morning attack at the New Way Deli & Lottery last Tuesday. 

The video shows a man in a black jacket and red cap walking into the Kingsbridge Road deli and placing a hunting knife on the counter. He then pulls out a second knife before pointing at a clerk with his finger and stabbing the knife into a counter.

Police said the suspect slashed an 18-year-old customer in the neck moments before he was captured in the video. 

The two men didn't know each other before the attack, according to police. 

The victim suffered a laceration to his shoulder and was being treated at St. Barnabas Hospital. 

Police said the suspect took off in a brown van. 

A deli employee named Ahmad said he wasn't surprised by the attack. 

"If you don't start trouble, trouble will come to you," he said. 

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