NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man accused in an apparently unprovoked stabbing aboard a subway in Brooklyn.
It happened on a southbound 4 train that was approaching the Nevins Street station around 12:30 a.m. on March 19, police said.READ MORE: Health Alert Issued For Raw Ground Turkey Products Due To Salmonella Concerns
The suspect allegedly stabbed a 37-year-old man with a sharp object several times, according to police.
The suspect then got off at Nevins Street and fled, police said.READ MORE: Search On For Driver Of Car That Killed Pedestrian, 52, In Brooklyn
The man police are looking for is described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 150 pounds and last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, yellow jacket and tan work boots.
The victim was hospitalized in stable condition with puncture wounds to his right leg and left arm.MORE NEWS: Suffolk County Police Officer In Critical Condition After Being Stabbed By Suspect Following Crash
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.