In what cops called an unprovoked attack, a cyclist was stabbed in the arms in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
According to police, a 32-year-old man had just dismounted from his bike at 4:20 p.m. on Sun., May 16, in the Lower East Side park, at Forsyth and Broome Sts., when a stranger stood up from a park bench, approached him and stabbed him once in each arm.
The attacker then fled on foot. The victim was transported by E.M.S. to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.
Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @NYPDTips. All tips are strictly confidential.
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