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Two stabbed in East Village; suspect in custody: police

Posted at 10:11 AM, Dec 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-26 14:35:02-05

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan — Two people were stabbed in the East Village on Monday morning, a FDNY and NYPD officials said.

A man and a woman were stabbed shortly before 9 a.m. on Haven Plaza near Avenue C, police officials said. No identifying information is available for either of the two victims.

Th victims were transported to Bellevue Hospital and are likely to survive, an NYPD spokeswoman said. They’re both listed in critical but stable condition.

Police arrested a man for the stabbing, officials said. He has not yet been charged. No identifying information is available for the alleged culprit.

It is not yet clear what led to the stabbing.

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. 

Correction: A previous version of this story erroneously reported the stabbing occurred on Haven Avenue in Washington Heights. It occurred on Haven Plaza in the East Village. This story has been updated to reflect that change.