A 71-year-old man was in critical condition after being stabbed early on Saturday inside a deli on 94th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, police said.
The incident occurred at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday at Westside Deli, 700 Amsterdam Avenue. It’s not clear what precipitated the stabbing. The assailant showed the victim a weapon and then stabbed him in the chest three times, police said. The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
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, on Twitter @NYPDTips.