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Police: Nickolas Okeefe arrested in back-to-back stabbings in Hell's Kitchen

Suspect arrested in Hell's Kitchen stabbing
Suspect arrested in Hell's Kitchen stabbing 01:45

NEW YORK -- Police arrested the man accused of stabbing two people Wednesday in Hell's Kitchen.

Nickolas Okeefe, 33, now faces multiple charges, including assault. 

The stabbings happened about 30 minutes apart near 10th Avenue and West 47th Street.

Police say first, a 28-year-old man was stabbed in the back with a sharp object. Then, a 27-year-old woman was stabbed in the chest.

Investigators say both attacks were unprovoked.

The victims were treated at an area hospital and were expected to be OK. 

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