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Man allegedly stabbed by homeless man on UES

May 18, 2010 12:14:23 PM PDT
One person was stabbed in the neck, allegedly by a homeless man, on the Upper East Side this morning. The victim, who police say is a 24-year-old homeless man, was attacked near the East 63rd Street exit of the FDR Drive just after 9 a.m.

He was rushed by police to the nearby New York Presbyterian Hospital.

His injuries were not considered life threatening.

The suspect, believed to be a homeless man pushing a baby stroller or cart, fled the scene. Search dogs were also looking for the suspect.

He was described as 5'7" tall, approximately 40 to 45 years old, with long dreadlocks.

Investigators have been searching the area between York Ave. and the FDR Drive.

The victim remains in the hospital in stable condition.


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