Police Search for Bridgeport Stabbing Suspect

Police said the suspect stabbed the victim after trying to steal his bike.

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    Bridgeport Police Department
    Bridgeport police are searching for the man who slashed a 50-year-old Trumbull resident after allegedly trying to steal his bike at a gas station.

    Bridgeport police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who stabbed a 50-year-old man on Wednesday after allegedly trying to steal his bicycle.

    Police said the victim was slashed around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Gulf gas station at 927 Park Avenue.

    According to police, a scuffle broke out when the suspect tried to take the vicitm's bike, and the 50-year-old victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

    Police said the suspect frequents the gas station and are working to identify him.

    Surveillance video shows the suspect to be a black man with a shaved head and slim build. He was wearing a white T-shirt and light-colored shorts at the time.

    Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call Bridgeport police Det. Art Calvao at 203-581-5240 or Det. Michael Fiumidinisi at 203-581-5246.