Chelsea, NY (77WABC)-A dispute inside of an Apple store in Chelsea escalated with a security guard being stabbed and another employee, a female, being slapped by a man who became enraged over the store’s mask policy.
Police have released a video of the incident and photo’s of the suspect attached to this article in hopes the public can help police identify the suspect in last Friday’s attack.
The video is graphic in nature, discretion is advised.
The security guard, identified as 37-year-old Alejandro Sosa was stabbed in his head, back and arms. He is recovering at Bellevue Hospital. Police say the female employee who was slapped refused medical attention.
Police say anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). People may also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.
All calls are strictly confidential.