Police Video Shows Stabbing In Harlem Doorway

September 15, 2016

2648-16_23_pdu_assault_1Police are searching for a man wanted for stabbing a 58-year-old woman Wednesday as she entered a building in East Harlem.

The attack took place around 5:20 p.m. in the doorway of 161 East 110 Street, police said. As the woman entered the building, a man followed her inside and stabbed her with a sharp object, according to police. The suspect then fled the building down East 110th Street.

The woman suffered a puncture wound to her thigh and several lacerations, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, according to source.

Police describe the attacker as 30- to 40-years-old, six feet tall and 220 pounds. The man also has a beard and was last seen wearing a green t-shirt, black pants and black sneakers.

Police released this video of the stabbing:


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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577. All tips are confidential.

Photo/video: NYPD

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