Aug. 29, 2019 By Shane O’Brien
Police are looking for a man who slashed a woman in the face with a scalpel outside a Woodside strip club on Wednesday night.
The incident occurred as the 27-year-old woman was entering Privileged Gentleman’s Club at 49-14 Queens Blvd. at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, according to police.
The woman was grabbed from behind by an unknown man outside the club and slashed across the face with a blade. The attack left the woman with facial lacerations and she was transported to Elmhurst Hospital in a stable condition.
The suspect fled the scene on foot in a westbound direction on Queens Boulevard.
This is not the first violent incident to take place outside the strip club.
The police are seeking the public’s help in finding the man responsible for Wednesday’s incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @ NYPDTips.