By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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The suspect allegedly stabbed a 37-year-old man with a sharp object several times, according to police.

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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.

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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

CBSNewYork Team