Police Search for Suspect Who Stabbed Man In Inwood Fight

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect who stabbed a man in the doorway of a store in Upper Manhattan in the early morning.

Around 5:10 a.m., the 26-year-old victim was standing in front of 542 W. 207th St., at Sherman Avenue, when he got into a physical fight with the suspect, police said.

After the fight, the victim was entering the store when the suspect stabbed him in the upper torso and ran off, police said.

The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem for treatment, police said.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male with long curly hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, multi-colored jogging sweatshirt and black sneakers.

Inwood Stabbing Suspect

A surveillance image of a suspect in the stabbing of a man in Inwood on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (Credit: NYPD)

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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