Jersey City Police are investigating an aggravated assault on a restaurant worker at a mall in Jersey City on Sunday evening.
The incident happened just before 7 p.m. at the Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet inside the Hudson mall on Route 440.
According to reports, an unidentified person attacked the chef, causing him to strike his head on a countertop inside the restaurant.
The chef was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center and reportedly in serious condition.
Police have not announced an arrest or a motive for the assault.
The investigation is active, according to police.