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Police: Homeless Man Stabs Brooklyn Library Patron Who Accused Him Of Watching Porn

Stabbing File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Stabbing File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A homeless man with a criminal record dating back to the 1980s has been arrested for allegedly attacking a man at a Brooklyn public library Tuesday evening, police said.

Ralph Neptune, 46, falsely accused a man at the Brooklyn Heights branch around 7:30 p.m. of watching pornography on a library computer, 1010 WINS’ John Montone reports.

1010 WINS’ John Montone reports


The two men apparently got into an argument before Neptune pulled out a knife and stabbed the 52-year-old victim in the neck and chest, police said.

Neptune is charged with assault, weapon possession and menacing. He is being observed at Bellevue Hospital.

The victim is expected to recover.

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