Police are investigating a subway stabbing thought to have been committed with a hypodermic needle.
At about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was stabbed while waiting for the R train at the 49th Street station, police said. The victim felt a pain in her arm, later determined potentially to have been caused by a needle, as she was bumped from behind by an unknown man.
Friday, police released a description and surveillance footage of a man, whom they were seeking in connection with the incident, but later determined was not involved. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.