East Village woman repeatedly stabbed by apartment robber

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A 31-year-old woman was repeatedly stabbed by a robber inside her Avenue B apartment Sunday night, police said. (Google)

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan — A 31-year-old woman was repeatedly stabbed by a robber in her apartment Sunday night, an NYPD spokesman said.

The culprit knocked on the door of the woman’s Avenue B apartment around 8:30 p.m and forced his way in after the woman opened the door slightly, police said. He stabbed the woman in the torso, arms and hands and stole $500 before leaving the apartment.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, officials said. She is in stable condition.

No arrests have been made as of Monday afternoon, an NYPD spokesperson said. The suspect was last seen wearing a red shirt with white stripes.

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