NYPD says man was stabbed with butcher knife on NYC subway

A 26-year-old man was stabbed with a butcher’s knife on a Manhattan subway train on Wednesday night in another case of violence in the transit system

The victim was stabbed in the leg and left finger after arguing with another straphanger on a northbound 2 train around 11 p.m., police said.

A woman who was boarding the train with the victim doused the dagger, who then fled the train – jumping off at the 72nd Street station on the Upper West Side, according to the NYPD.

No arrests were made in the stabbing.


A woman was able to pepper spray the attacker before he fled.

A woman was able to pepper spray the attacker before he fled.


NYPD officers are investigating the scene of the knife attack Wednesday night.

NYPD officers are investigating the scene of the knife attack Wednesday night.


The knife attack happened at the W72nd Street stop.

The knife attack happened at the W72nd Street stop.


The injured rider was rushed to Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital in stable condition.

There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

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