Boston police searching for suspect accused of stabbing man in Hyde Park

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police are turning to the public for help searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing in Hyde Park on Friday afternoon.

Emergency crews arrived at the scene on Christy Lane around 1:50 p.m. and transported the 65-year-old victim to a hospital where he is said to be in critical condition suffering from life-threatening stab wounds.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot-tall, 230-pound black man who was wearing a long-sleeved, blue hoodie, and gray pants.

Police said he is believed to have fled the scene on foot.

Boston, Dedham, and state police all responded and searched the woods behind a home on the street.

Neighbors said they heard the commotion and are staying inside just to be safe.

“We’re a little concerned because for all the time that we’ve lived here it’s never been anything that crazy,”Ayri Ayala said

Investigators originally believed the victim was shot was some sort of projectile.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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