NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police said a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest by a street vendor in Midtown Wednesday.

The boy reportedly got into a quarrel with a few street vendors on 31st Street near Fifth Avenue around 3:40 p.m., when one of them pulled a knife, police said.

The boy was stabbed into the torso and was rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center, police said.

His condition was described as stable, and his injuries were serious, but not life-threatening, police said.


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