Man sought in two random knife attacks on women in Harlem and East New York

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man behind two random attacks where women were slashed and stabbed.

The NYPD released a video of the suspect.

They say his first attack happened on April 25 at 8:10 p.m. in Harlem.

The attacker slashed a 21-year-old woman across her back and shoulder on 135th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

She was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in stable condition.

Investigators say the same man attacked a woman at the Pennsylvania Avenue 3 train station in East New York on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

In that incident, a 60-year-old woman bumped into him and apologized.

Moments later, he stabbed her several times in the back, shoulders, and arms.

She was rushed to the hospital with multiple stab wounds to her torso and a collapsed lung.

ALSO READ | Father, son brutally attacked after fender bender in Queens
EMBED More News Videos

What began as a minor car accident quickly escalated to the violent assault of a father and son in Queens.



----------
* Get Eyewitness News Delivered
* More New York City news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Copyright © 2021 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.