Mom is strangled to the ground and stabbed ‘multiple times’ by her ex-boyfriend in shocking attack while pushing a pram into the Bronx
- Carlos Gonzalez strangled the woman before stabbing ‘multiple times’
- The 21-year-old mother and her child were expected to recover in the hospital
- Police are chasing Gonzalez on charges after he fled Tuesday night
A woman pushing a pram was choked and stabbed by her ex-boyfriend during a shocking attack in New York City.
The woman was attacked on a Bronx sidewalk by Carlos Gonzalez who strangled her, forced her to the floor and stabbed her ‘multiple times’, police say.
Surveillance footage shows the moment when he attacked her as her child and pram were hurled to the curb on Sedgwick Avenue.
The 21-year-old mother and child were expected to recover in the hospital, but police are now chasing Gonzalez after he fled the scene on Tuesday evening.
Lunge: Carlos Gonzalez grabs his ex-girlfriend on a Bronx sidewalk after ‘verbal argument’ as they walked down the street
Attack: Gonzalez dragged the 21-year-old woman to the floor, losing her grip on her stroller that fell on the sidewalk with the baby in it
The camera footage shows 25-year-old Gonzalez walking a little behind the woman as she pushes the pram along the sidewalk past a row of parked cars.
According to NBC New York, the couple had a “verbal argument” that escalated into violence when Gonzalez lashed out at his ex-girlfriend.
The footage shows Gonzalez grabbing her by the throat and dragging her to the ground, losing her grip on the stroller that falls to the ground.
Police say she suffered multiple stab wounds in the attack shortly after 7 p.m. before Gonzalez fled, wearing a white T-shirt and yellow shorts.
The mother and child were both taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where police said their condition was stable, but Gonzalez is still on the run.
Sexual assault: The woman was stabbed ‘several times’ on the Bronx sidewalk, police said. Her and her child were expected to recover in the hospital
Escape: Gonzalez fled the scene with a white T-shirt and yellow shorts, and generally remains but is wanted for sexual assault
Neighbors told News 12 that a police car had tried to follow Gonzalez, but is still being hunted on charges of sexual assault.
“I came out of the store and saw the police arrive, and before you know it one of my neighbors told me that a woman had been stabbed,” said one witness.
The neighborhood is usually peaceful, and the violent incident has “shaken the locals” they said.
Gonzalez is said to be 5ft 10in tall with a thin build and long black hair in braids, and lives in Manhattan. Police have not revealed the woman’s identity.
The police are asking anyone with information to call the NYPD at 800-577 TIPS.