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: Rangers Stay Red Hot, Get 4 Points From Panarin In Rout Of Blackhawks
The suspect allegedly stabbed a 37-year-old man with a sharp object several times, according to police.READ MORE: NYC Hospitality Alliance: Mayor De Blasio 'Grinch' For Vaccine Mandate That May Keep Tourists With Young Children Away
The suspect then got off at Nevins Street and fled, police said.
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: Hate Crimes Spike Citywide, New NYPD Data Reveals
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.