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.READ MORE: Holiday Shopping Means Prime Time For Package Thieves; Expert Advice To Keep Your Deliveries Safe
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.READ MORE: Stephen Sondheim, Legend Of The Broadway Musical, Dead At 91
The victim was taken to the hospital, where had to undergo surgery.
So far, no arrests have been made in the case.MORE NEWS: Gov. Hochul: No Known Cases Of New COVID Variant 'Omicron' In New York
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 NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.