NYPD: Homeless man stabs another homeless man outside Manhattan soup kitchen

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It happened in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday morning.

Police say a homeless person was stabbed by another homeless person as they waited in line for a Midtown soup kitchen to open Thursday morning.

Authorities say the two got into a dispute while waiting to get into the Community House, run by Central Synagogue, just after 7 a.m.

One homeless man allegedly stabbed another and fled the scene.

The victim, who didn't initially realized he had been stabbed, was taken to Bellevue Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect fled westbound on East 55th Street on a bicycle.

He is described as a bald Hispanic man wearing an orange coat.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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