Police are looking for a suspect who attacked and stabbed a man during Tuesday afternoon's rush hour in Takoma Park.
The victim was walking south on New Hampshire Avenue towards Eastern Avenue when he was approached by a man walking behind him, who demanded his backpack. There was a struggle. Police say the suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times, then fled with the backpack, which contained a laptop.
The victim was transported by helicopter to a local hospital in critical condition. He has not been identified.
Police say the suspect ran towards Prince George's County.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 30s, approximately 5'11", thin athletic build, dark complexion, short dark hair, stubble facial hair, wearing blue jeans and black shoes.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call police at 301-270-1100.