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2 attackers wanted in stabbing that injured person in Midtown

Posted at 10:03 PM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 22:03:36-05

MIDTOWN, Manhattan -- Police are looking for two men accused of stabbing a man near Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Tuesday evening.

It happened around 9:25 p.m. in front of 590 Eighth Avenue.

Police say one man stabbed the victim in the chest as the second man stood nearby as a lookout. The victim was transported to Bellevue Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The two individuals fled the scene on foot northbound on 8 Avenue.

The first individual is 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall; last seen wearing a black and gray jacket, a black hooded sweater, black sweatpants and black and red sneakers.

The second individual is 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 7 inches; last seen wearing a white hooded sweater, a green jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers.

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, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.