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Two Men Wanted for Stabbing Man in Astoria Monday, Make off With Cell Phone: NYPD

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April 23, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for two men who allegedly stabbed and robbed an individual outside a house in Astoria Monday.

On April 20, at around 8:55 p.m., the two suspects got into a dispute with a 24-year-old man outside 11-17 30th Rd., according to police.

One of the suspects stabbed the victim in the torso and leg with an unknown sharp object, police said.

The suspects then stole the victim’s cell phone and fled the scene in an eastern direction along 30th Road.

11-17 30th Rd (Google Maps)

Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in a stable condition.

The victim suffered stab wounds to his torso and right leg, police said.

The first suspect is described as having light-colored skin and is in his twenties. He was last seen wearing blue gloves, a light-colored jacket, black pants, and white sneakers.

Police describe the second suspect as being of Hispanic descent and also aged in his twenties. He was last seen wearing blue gloves, a black hooded sweater, blue sweatpants, and black sneakers.

The NYPD released video footage of the two men wanted for questioning.

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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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