Man stabbed in leg on subway in Brooklyn: police

The Nevins Street subway station in Downtown Brooklyn on March 19, 2021. (PIX11 News)

The Nevins Street subway station in Downtown Brooklyn on March 19, 2021. (PIX11 News)

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN, Brooklyn — The NYPD launched an investigation after a man was stabbed aboard a subway in Brooklyn overnight, officials said early Friday.

Authorities said it happened around 12:15 a.m. as the victim, 30, was riding on a southbound No. 4 train as it neared the Nevins Street station in Downtown Brooklyn.

According to police, an unidentified man in his 30s stabbed the man in his leg.

Officials said it was unclear what transpired before the attack.

The suspect ran off the train at the Nevins Street station and fled the station to parts unknown, according to the NYPD.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital in what police described as “stable” condition. The extent of his injuries was not immediately clear.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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