Police: Woman hospitalized following Mott Haven stabbing

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Police are investigating after a stabbing occurred in Mott Haven Monday afternoon.

Authorities say a woman was stabbed in the stomach at a bodega on St. Ann's Avenue around 4 p.m. Monday. The scene remained active for several hours after, with police going in and out of the store and reviewing surveillance video.

Police say they are looking for a suspect in his 40s with salt-and-pepper-colored hair who was last seen wearing a plaid shirt and black shoes. They add that the suspect fled down 137th Street toward Cypress Avenue.

The victim was brought to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln with what are described as serious injuries.

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