Man Accused of Watching Porn, Stabbed in Brooklyn Public Library

Police say the victim was not watching pornography and is expected to be OK

Wednesday, May 16, 2012  |  Updated 1:53 PM EDT
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The victim was stabbed at the library's branch in Brooklyn Heights. The above photo depicts the library's central location in Prospect Heights.

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A 53-year-old man was stabbed multiple times in a Brooklyn public library by another man who accused him of using library computers to watch pornography, police said.

The incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the library's Brooklyn Heights branch.

Police say the 46-year-old suspect accused the victim of looking at porn on the computers and then stabbed him in the neck and torso.

Authorities say the victim was not looking at pornography. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK.

The suspect was charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.

No further information was immediately available.

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