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Man sought in unprovoked stabbing in Sunnyside: NYPD

Sunnyside stabbing unprovoked
Police are looking for this man who allegedly stabbed a 26-year-old man in a random attack early Sunday morning. (Courtesy of NYPD)

A man was stabbed in the neck on Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside during a random attack early Sunday morning.

Police from the 108th Precinct in Long Island City are looking for a white man who allegedly stabbed the 23-year-old victim “with an unknown cutting instrument” at around 3:15 a.m. as he walked in the vicinity of Queens Boulevard and 48th Street near Greenpoint Avenue, according to the NYPD.

Sunnyside stabbing unprovoked
Courtesy of NYPD

EMS responded to the crime scene and rushed the victim to Elmhurst Hospital Center where he was in serious but stable condition, police said.

The NYPD released surveillance video of the assailant as he walked along Queens Boulevard. The suspect had a crew cut and was wearing an orange T-shirt with dark pants and dark sneakers, and he had a black bag slung over his shoulder.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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