The suspect allegedly approached the 51-year-old man in Queens and tried to take his electrical scooter, a video supplied by the NYPD exhibits.
When the sufferer resisted, the suspect brandished a knife, stabbing him within the torso and slashing his neck, in response to police.
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The suspect fled with the sufferer’s electrical scooter and continues to be on the run. The sufferer, in the meantime, was transported to an area hospital and is in steady situation.
Robberies are up 5.9% and felony assaults are up 0.6% in New York Metropolis in 2021 as the town grapples with a wider crime surge, although robberies are flat on the 12 months.
Anybody with details about Saturday’s theft ought to name NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).