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Police: Man Allegedly Stabs Victim After Argument Over Subway Seat

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are looking for a man accused of stabbing a victim allegedly after an argument over a subway seat.

The incident happened around 2:15 p.m. Sunday on the southbound 2 train in the area of Third Avenue and East 149 Street in the Bronx.

Police say the suspect and the 25-year-old victim got into an argument over a seat on the train. The suspect then reportedly stabbed the victim in the abdomen and left arm, before fleeing the station on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, 45-50 years old, heavy set, with salt and pepper hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.


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