Boston Police are asking for help with identifying a suspect they say stabbed an elderly man during a robbery attempt in the city's Roxbury neighborhood.
The incident happened Tuesday evening around 8 in the area of 19 Burrell St.
Police said they responded to a report of a stabbing and met with the victim, a man in his seventies, who said an individual approached him and demanded money.
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When the victim refused, an altercation ensued in which the victim was stabbed.
He was taken to Boston Mecial Center with a non-life-threatening injury.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 617-343-4275.
Anyone who wants to assist theinvestigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word "TIP" to CRIME (27463).