DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN (PIX11) – Police are searching for the man who stabbed a victim twice in the back outside a New York City subway station on Tuesday.

It happened outside the entrance of the Jay Street–MetroTech station in Downtown Brooklyn around 6 p.m. The 55-year-old victim was threatened by another man who punched him in the face and then stabbed him in the back with a knife, according to the NYPD.

The victim was hospitalized in stable condition, police said.

The suspect (shown below) is approximately 40 years old, 6 feet tall and weighs about 250 pounds, police said.

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