Long Island man asked for $1, then stabbed

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

August 23, 2011 6:31:30 AM PDT
Police are looking for a man who stabbed a pedestrian on Long Island after asking him for a dollar.

Nassau County police say the 27-year-old victim was walking on Nassau Road in Roosevelt Monday evening when the suspect approached and asked him for one dollar.

The victim said he didn't have any money and continued walking.

Police say the suspect followed him and then pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the stomach and hand multiple times.

A passing motorist scared the suspect off.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

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