By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A disturbing knife fight was caught on video in the subway system.

(credit: NYPD)

It happened Monday at 6 a.m. at the 125th Street 2, 3 station in Harlem.

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According to police, it started as an argument between the suspect and a 51-year-old man. Surveillance video shows the suspect pull out two metal objects. The 51-year-old can also be seen holding two knives. The men then square off and start swinging at one another.

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Ultimately the suspect and the 51-year-old can be seen on video grappling. The suspect can be slamming the 51-year-old into the wall and taking him to the ground. That’s when, the suspect got ahold of one of the knives and stabbed the 51-year-old repeatedly in the back.

The suspect ran off. The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team