April 14, 2022 By Czarinna Andres
A 14-year-old boy was stabbed in the stomach on the subway platform in Elmhurst Wednesday, police said.
The boy had exited a Manhattan-bound 7 train at the 90 Street-Elmhurst Avenue stop at around 8:40 a.m. when he was approached by an unknown man on the platform who displayed a sharp object, according to police. The suspect, without saying a word, stabbed the teen in the abdomen. The perpetrator then fled the station in an unknown direction.
EMS responded and transported the boy to NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst in stable condition. The police have released a photo of the suspect.
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).