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Suspect sought for stabbing man in Lower East Side park: NYPD

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a suspect who stabbed a man twice in a Lower East Side park in broad daylight.

Authorities say that at 4:20 p.m. on May 16, a 32-year-old man was getting off of his bike Sara D. Roosevelt Park, in the vicinity of Forsyth Street and Broome Street, when he was approached by an unknown man who stood up from a park bench.

The suspect then walked up to the victim and stabbed him once in each arm before fleeing the scene on foot. The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue in stable condition.

The NYPD released photos and video of the suspect:

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.

 

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