lower east side

Deliveryman Slasher on Video Fatally Stabbing Worker in NYC Park

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A brutal overnight stabbing caught on camera has NYPD detectives looking into a possible string of attacks from the man responsible for killing a food deliver worker.

Police say the suspect fatally stabbed a 51-year-old e-bike delivery worker in a Lower East Side park around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Video released by the department Sunday shows the exchange between the two men. The delivery worker is sitting on a park bench when the apparent suspect strolls up and sits next to him. Police cut out the attack, but the video picks up with the attacker riding away with the victim's bike.

Detectives tell NBC New York that the delivery man worked for GrubHub. A company spokesperson couldn't confirm the employment status on Saturday.

The 51-year-old victim was slashed in the face and stabbed in the torso. He was found by a passerby who called 911, police say.

By the time officers arrived, the victim was in bad shape. Police say EMS transported him to Bellevue Hospital but he did not survive his injuries.

On Sunday morning, police identified the victim as Sala Miah of Brooklyn.

A possible suspect has been taken into custody on weapons charges but officials are still working on whether he's the man responsible for Miah's death.

Additionally, detectives want to know if the man in custody is responsible for a number of other bike stabbings reported in the area.

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