Man flees into subway station after stabbing man on Lower East Side street

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Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a suspect who stabbed a man in an unprovoked attack in the Lower East Side. 

According to police, at 11:40 p.m. on Oct. 10 a 42-year-old man was in front of 114 Delancey Street when he was approached by an unknown man. The suspect, unprovoked, stabbed the victim once in the chest before fleeing into the Delancey Street—Essex Street subway station to parts unknown.

The victim was taken by paramedics to NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue in stable condition.

The NYPD released a photo and video of the suspect taken from nearby MTA surveillance footage:

The suspect is described by police as a man in his 50s with a dark complexion and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black and white jogging suit with white strikes on the side of the arms and legs, a gray fedora hat, black sneakers and seen carrying a black bag over his chest.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.