Man, 66, selling newspapers on A train stabbed: police

Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 5:38 pm
An image of a subway train in New York City.

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a 66-year-old man on the subway in Brooklyn on Friday.

According to officials, the victim was stabbed on the northbound A train at approximately 12:15 p.m. at the Broadway Junction station.

Police said the victim had been selling newspapers on the A train, was stabbed in the back after a confrontation.

The suspect fled the scene but is described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 6 feet tall.

He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and a purple hat with an orange line.

The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital Medical Center where he in stable condition.

There's no word as to what may have lead to the stabbing.

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