Thief stabs two elderly men while robbing deli in Jamaica Hills: NYPD

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The NYPD is looking for a man who stabbed two elderly men while robbing a deli in Jamaica Hills this past weekend.

On Saturday, Sept. 12, around 8:55 p.m., an unidentified man walked into MSK Deli, located at 84-45 164th St., and took out a knife, according to police. The man then stabbed a 67-year-old man in the chest, head and stomach, police said. He then stabbed a second 67-year-old man in the chest and back, according to the authorities.

The man then stole $400 from the deli’s cash register and fled northbound on 164th Street, cops said. Both victims were taken to nearby hospitals in stable condition.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.


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 nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.