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The New York Police Department reported Monday that They are searching for a man suspected of stabbing three women in the legs on the city’s Metro on Sunday afternoon.
At approximately 4:14 p.m., police received reports of a power outage that took place at the 86th Street-Lexington Avenue subway station, police said.
A 19-year-old woman got off a southbound 4 train and was walking up the platform stairs when a suspect severed her right legaccording to a Press release published by the authorities.
Then, the suspect attacked a 48-year-old woman at the same station, cutting her right leg while standing on the subway platform, police said.
The suspect fled on a downtown 4 train and both victims were transported and treated at a local hospital for their injuries.
A few minutes later, around 4:32 p.m., A 28-year-old woman who was sitting on a southbound 4 train heading to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station was severed on her left legaccording to the authorities.
The suspect fled the scene again, while the victim was transported to a local hospital for his injuries, which police described as a “severe laceration.”
The police said that they are looking for a man with short black hair and brown eyes. The approximately 5-foot-8-inch man weighs approximately 220 pounds.
The suspect was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue pants, black sneakers, and a black baseball cap.
Last week, authorities reported that A man has been arrested on one count of manslaughter in connection with the fatal stabbing of a New York City subway passenger. which harassed several of the users.
The altercation occurred shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23 at a northbound J train as it approached Marcy Avenue and Broadwaythe New York City Police Department said.
The victim, identified as Devictor Ouedraogo, 36, of Brooklyn, was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital with a stab in the chest and was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.
Ouedraogo had allegedly been harassing people on the train while acting belligerent and erratic.according to police sources consulted by NBC New York.