MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) —
There are nonetheless no arrests in a wild slashing incident that was caught on digital camera in Midtown Manhattan Thursday afternoon.
It occurred round 5:30 p.m. close to the intersection of Park Avenue and East 54th Street, the place police say a 22-year-previous homeless man attacked a bicyclist with a big stick.
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The bicyclist, who seemed to be a motorcycle messenger, reportedly responded by slashing him with a large knife with a pink deal with.
“I just seen the guys tussling fighting or whatever,” a witness stated. “And one guy had a knife. I didn’t see him cut the guy. I only saw when he backed up, I saw the slash in his chest.”
The homeless man was slashed throughout the chest and sustained a minor damage.
“He punched the guy for no reason,” the witness stated. “The other guy, he start to show him the knife. Like, if you punch me again, watch.”
The bicyclist then fled the scene towards Madison Avenue. He has not been apprehended.
It was a part of a dangerous day in the area, as one other unrelated stabbing occurred lower than two hours earlier.
The suspect needed in that brazen incident surrendered to police Friday morning.
Authorities say 35-year-previous Steven Graham stabbed an Uber driver at West 50th Street, between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, simply earlier than four p.m. Thursday.
Graham allegedly obtained out of his van, slashed the sufferer in his arm, ran again to his car and drove away.
“He was in the driver’s seat,” a witness stated. “He pretty much couldn’t protect himself too much, you know what I’m saying? The guy lunges in the window. Like half his body went in the window, stabbed him.”
The Uber driver, who authorities say sparked this dispute by inching ahead to dam the van driver from passing him on West 50th Street, suffered a minor damage.
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