Arrest made after man stabbed at Union Square hotel

ByMegan Ciampo WABC logo
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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UNION SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A 29-year-old man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after being stabbed during a dispute in front of the W New York Hotel in Union Square.

According to police, the victim was stabbed in the abdomen just before 6 a.m., sustaining lacerations to the right side of his stomach and his right middle finger.

He was taken to Bellevue Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The suspect, 30-year-old Francisco de la Rosa, of the Bronx, was taken into custody at the scene. Authorities say he has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

A gravity knife was recovered at the scene.