Blood drenched the sidewalk late on Labor Day after a Lower East Side stabbing.
Photo by Dean Moses
Blood was left splattered on a Lower East Side street next to a discarded shirt after a man was stabbed late on Labor Day, police confirmed.
Authorities reported that the incident occurred in the area of East 4th Street and 2nd Avenue at about 9:36 p.m. on Sept. 5.
Police said a 39-year-old man was attacked and stabbed in the chest before the suspect fled in an unknown direction.
Officers from the 5th Precinct responded to the incident along with EMS, who rushed the victim to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.
Law enforcement sources described the suspect as a man with dreadlocks.
Anyone with information regarding this incident can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.
Ex-Brit turned Manhattan resident since 2008.