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2 stabbed on Bronx subway platform: police

Melrose stabbing
Posted at 9:15 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 21:15:32-04

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Two men are in local hospitals after being stabbed on a subway platform in the Bronx Wednesday, according to police.

The incident took place at 2:27 p.m. on the northbound platform at East 149th Street and 3rd Avenue in Mott Haven. Two 26-year-old men were standing on the platform when a 55-year-old man engaged in a verbal dispute with them.

The 55-year-old man then pulled out a knife and stabbed both 26-year-olds in the shoulder, back and arms, causing each lacerations. One of the victims was able to get the attention of a police officer.

The suspect was taken into custody. The victims were taken to a local hospital.