Burger King worker stabbed in face during attack in Daytona Beach

Police search for assailant

An assailant is sought in a stabbing in Daytona Beach.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A Daytona Beach fast-food worker was attacked and stabbed in the face Sunday at Burger King, according to police.

The attack happened around 4:20 p.m. at the Burger King at 825 N. Nova Road.

The man approached the register to place an order and then suddenly reached over the counter and grabbed the employee, attacking her with a knife, surveillance video of the attack showed.

Daytona Beach police said the employee suffered lacerations to the face and fingers and was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center for treatment.

Police said the culprit is described as a light-skinned black male wearing black pants and a black hoodie. The man ran away after the attack and has not been identified or located, police said.

The motive for the attack is not known, police said.

A photo released by police shows the assailant, who was wearing a black hat and coat, in an apparent struggle with a worker.

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