Man stabbed in brazen attack while waiting for cab

The victim was standing on Hegeman Avenue Saturday night when the suspect suddenly lunged at him.

News 12 Staff

Aug 24, 2021, 10:10 AM

Updated 998 days ago

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The victim was standing on Hegeman Avenue near Bristol Street on Saturday night holding a box of pizza as he waited for the livery cab he called to arrive, police say.
Suddenly the suspect, wearing a blue sweatsuit, can be seen lunging at the 25-year-old victim and stabbing him in the face and abdomen before running off.
The victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to make a full recovery, police say. The attacker was not known to the victim.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. All calls are strictly confidential.


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