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Police Looking for Two Men Wanted for Stabbing on 31st Street in Astoria

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Sept. 17, 2021 By Christian Murray

Police are looking for two men wanted for a stabbing that took place outside an Astoria bodega during the early hours Monday.

The suspects allegedly got into a dispute with the victim, a 35-year-old man, outside 24-01 Deli & Grocery, located at 24-01 31 St., at around 3:30 a.m. The victim was with a group of friends.

The dispute quickly escalated and one of the suspects pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the abdomen, before fleeing the scene on foot in an unknown direction. The victim walked into Mount Sinai Hospital- Queens, and was treated and released.

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Police have released photos of both the suspects. One man is described as being about 18-years-old, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 150 pounds. He has a thin build, brown eyes, beard and short hair.

The second man is described as being light skinned with a heavy build, full beard, dark short close cut hair with tattoos on both arms.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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