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Man wanted in connection with Manhattan knife assault: police

Manhattan stabber
Posted at 8:45 PM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 20:45:58-05

MANHATTAN — A man is wanted in connection with a Manhattan stabbing that took place Thursday afternoon, police said.

The incident happened on Delancey Street at 12:30 p.m. A 21-year-old man got into a verbal dispute with another male. It escalated into a physical confrontation.

The other man brandished a knife and stabbed the victim in the hand, causing a small laceration and bleeding. EMS took the victim to a local hospital, where he is in stable condition. The individual fled on foot to parts unknown, according to authorities.

The man wanted is described as a man between 30 and 40 years old.

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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM [nypdcrimestoppers.com], on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.