By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 27-year-old man was stabbed during a robbery attempt early Monday in Midtown.

It happened around 2 a.m. near East 42nd Street and Park Avenue.

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Police said two men walked up to the victim and said they were robbing him.

When he tried to run away, he was stabbed in the abdomen and hand.

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The victim was taken to the hospital, where had to undergo surgery.

So far, no arrests have been made in the case.

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Anyone with information about the stabbing 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