An enraged customer was caught on camera slashing an IHOP employee in Queens after refusing to wear a mask, police said.
Surveillance video released Wednesday shows the peeved patron arguing with an employee while sitting in the Hillside Ave. restaurant’s waiting area on Tuesday around 3 p.m.
The suspect stormed out of the pancake house near Homelawn St. in Jamaica Estates, then returned a short time later, cops said.
Video shows him grabbing what looks like a knife from a friend and waving it wildly at workers.
While trying to stab a male employee, he ended up slashing another 40-year-old female employee in the arm. She was taken to the hospital and needed seven stitches, police said.
The suspect ran off down Hillside Ave. He is still being sought.
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