A man is in the hospital recovering after being slashed with a boxcutter by a man who flagged the victim down while he was driving Thursday, police said.
The victim told police he was driving on Marguerite Avenue when he was flagged down by a Black male. After the victim got out of his car, the suspect then pulled out a boxcutter and demanded money. The suspect then slashed the victim on the arm and head, according to the Leominster Police Department.
The victim was able to get back into his car and drove himself to a nearby hospital where officers spoke with him.
The suspect was described by police as a Black male around 25 years old, 5 feet and 10 inches tall, with curly hair and thin beard and goatee, police said.
The incident remains under investigation.