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UPDATE: Police Release Sketch of Hawthorne Stabbing Suspect


Police in Hawthorne released a sketch of a suspect of a man wanted for a violent stabbing attack on Wednesday.

According to police, the victim told police he was walking on Goffle Road when the suspect asked for money then began to attack and stab him.

EMS transported the victim to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center suffering non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20 to 25 years old, about 5’8 to 5’10,” heavy and stocky, about 175 to 180 pounds, with black, medium-length curly hair.

Police believe that the suspect wore a gray jacket with black sleeves.

Anyone who might have seen the incident or thinks they recognize the man in the sketch prepared by the New Jersey State Police Forensic Artist Unit is asked to contact Hawthorne police: (973) 427-1800 .