Authorities say the attack happened on 57th Street and Seventh Avenue around 9:30 p.m.
According to police, three men were stabbed. They say one of the men was stabbed in the chest and is in critical condition.
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Sources tell Eyewitness News a suspect tried to rob the men, but the victims fought back.
They say the suspect then fled in a white vehicle and tried to run them over.
First responders say one was taken to Maimonides Medical Center and the two others were taken to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn.
So far no arrests have been made.
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