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Man stabbed at Penn Station, police search for suspect: NYPD

PENN STATION STABBING
Posted at 4:56 PM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 16:56:12-04

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN — Police said Monday a man was stabbed multiples times at Penn Station Thursday afternoon, with the suspect still at large.

It happened Thursday at around 4 p.m. at the 34th Street-Penn Station subway stop, police said.

The male victim, 33, was sitting on a platform bench when he got into a verbal dispute with an unknown man, according to officers. It then escalated into a physical altercation, in which the suspect pulled a knife and stabbed the victim several times in the torso, police said.

EMS responded and transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition. The suspect fled from the station.

The man police said is wanted for questioning in this incident is between 20 and 30 years old, last seen wearing all dark clothing.

An image from surveillance video released by police is from the incident location after the stabbing, police said.

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