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Armpit stabbing suspect sought for injuring teen in Forest Hills

Apr. 25, 2023 By Emily Davenport

Cops are looking for a knife-wielding man who stabbed a teenager in Forest Hills last week.

Authorities say that at 7:56 p.m. on April 21, an unknown man got into a dispute with a 17-year-old boy in front of 64-19 108th St., within the confines of the 112th Precinct. The altercation turned physical when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the teen in his right armpit.

The suspect fled the scene southbound on 108th Street on a bicycle. The victim was taken by paramedics to Northwell Health Cohen Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

The NYPD released photos and a video of the suspect, who the department describes as a man with a dark complexion and a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and black slippers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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