NEW YORK – Police say a 15-year-old woman was stabbed Monday in East Harlem.
It occurred round 8:15 a.m. close to East one hundred and fifth Road and Third Avenue.
Police stated the woman was stabbed within the hip and again. She was taken to Harlem Hospital in secure situation.
Investigators imagine she was stabbed by one other woman she knew, who ran away.
As CBS2’s Zinnia Maldonado reported, the stabbing occurred proper in entrance of an eye fixed physician’s workplace, which was later blocked off with warning tape as investigators spoke with witnesses.
There was additionally a small police presence close by on Third Avenue outdoors White Playground. Two witnesses Maldonado spoke with off digicam stated they imagine that is the place the sufferer was stabbed.
One lady stated crime within the neighborhood is changing into too regular these days.
“New York Metropolis has a significant issue with crime, clearly… The stabbings have gotten simply day by day,” East Harlem resident Alice Lazarus stated. “This could’t maintain occurring. There’s youngsters all over the place, and so they’re simply strolling by like that is regular, and this isn’t regular.”
Police are nonetheless looking for the teenage suspect. They stated nothing was stolen from the sufferer, and the motive stays unclear.
Anybody with details about the stabbing is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can too submit a tip via their website or through DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are stored confidential.