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.
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).