19-Year-Old Subway Rider Stabbed Twice Over Accidental Rush-Hour Bump, Police Say - NBC New York

19-Year-Old Subway Rider Stabbed Twice Over Accidental Rush-Hour Bump, Police Say

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    • An incidental subway bump left a 19-year-old man gashed in the hand and arm during the morning rush in Queens Thursday

    • Police say the victim was walking down the stairs at the Kew Gardens station around 7 a.m. when he bumped the suspect, who knifed him

    • Cops released a surveillance image of the suspect (above); anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

    A 19-year-old man was slashed twice -- in the hand and arm -- after accidentally bumping into another man at a Queens subway station during the morning rush. 

    Authorities say the victim was walking down the stairs at the Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens station around 7 a.m. Thursday when he inadvertently nudged the other man. The two started arguing, at which point the suspect brought out a knife and slashed the 19-year-old twice. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

    Authorities released a surveillance image of the suspect (above). Anyone with information about him is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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