KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A 32-year-old man was stabbed last week in Brooklyn by a man he met on an app, police said on Monday.
The two men met at a private home near Sedgwick Avenue and West Kingsbridge Road around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the NYPD.
The man stabbed the victim in the neck, according to police, which left the victim with severe cuts. The victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition, according to the NYPD.
Police said the suspect ran away in an unknown direction. The NYPD on Monday released a photo of the suspect.
When asked, an NYPD spokesperson could not say which app the men were using to communicate.
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