Cops looking for man who stabbed a woman on a Flushing street corner

Photo via Google Maps, inset courtesy of the NYPD

Police have identified the man whom they say stabbed a woman during an argument on a Flushing street a few months ago.

According to police, on Feb. 15 at 10:35 p.m., a 29-year old female and the suspect, 35-year-old Jian Li, got into a verbal dispute at the corner of 168th Street and Crocheron Avenue in the Murray Hill section of the neighborhood.

Law enforcement sources said the dispute turned violent when Li allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim twice in the abdomen. Following the incident, Li fled northbound towards 168th Street.

Officers from the 109th Precinct responded to the scene along with EMS units, who rushed the victim to North Shore Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Li is described as standing 6 feet tall, weighing 220 pounds and having a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black hat and green pants.

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Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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