Cops hunt suspect who stabbed man in the neck near Times Square
Cops are looking for a suspect who stabbed another man in the neck near Times Square on Monday morning, police said.
The 45-year-old victim, who was not otherwise identified, was stabbed by another man about 4 a.m. at West 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue. Police said he was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.
Cops were looking for the assailant after he fled north on Eighth Avenue. Police describe him as a black man with gold teeth wearing a brown jacket.
Investigators believe the suspect was arguing with the victim before stabbing him.
Police said the victim has an extensive rap sheet dating back to 1986 with mostly drug possession and distribution arrests.
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