Cops looking into stabbing on East Tremont Avenue in Van Nest

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Police are investigating a vicious stabbing that happened in Van Nest last weekend in the 43rd Precinct.

A 29-year-old man reportedly got into a verbal dispute with the unknown assailant outside of 1840 E. Tremont Ave. at about 11:55 a.m. on Saturday, June 6.

That argument became physical shortly after and the man pulled a knife on the 29-year-old, stabbing the man repeatedly on his arms, chest, and legs according to the NYPD.

Law enforcement sources said that the attacker fled eastbound onto East Tremont Avenue on a bicycle.

EMS personnel transported the victim to Saint Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

Police describe the individual wanted for questioning in this incident is described as having a dark complexion and is about 20 to 30 years in age.

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, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls and messages are strictly confidential.

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