A newsstand vendor at West 60th Street and Broadway was stabbed in an altercation with robbers late on Thursday night, and police are looking for the men shown above. This is the police description:
On Thursday, November 21, 2019, at approximately 2345 hours, two individuals approached a newsstand on the corner of West 60 Street and Broadway and demanded the employee exit from inside. Individual #1 stood in front of the newsstand while Individual #2 displayed a knife and stood at the entrance of the newsstand. A struggle ensued, at which point Individual #2 stabbed the employee on the back of his left shoulder. The individuals removed $1,440 cash and fled the location on foot into the subway system at Columbus Avenue and West 59 Street. EMS responded and transported the victim to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, where he was treated and released for a slight laceration sustained.
The individuals are described as two males, dark complexion, late teens-20’s; each male wearing jeans, sneakers and multi-colored hooded jackets.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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