Suspect sought in stabbing death of man in Williamsburg

Police are searching for this man, last seen wearing a cowboy hat, in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Williamsburg early Saturday morning.
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Police are on the hunt for a suspect they say stabbed a man to death near the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn early Saturday morning.

The victim was found on Broadway near Marcy Avenue shortly after 5 a.m., police said. He was unconscious and unresponsive with multiple stab wounds to his torso. He was taken to Woodhull Hospital and pronounced dead on arrival.

Cops released a photo of the suspect on Wednesday night. He is described as a Hispanic male, about 5-foot-7 and weighing 230 lbs. He was last seen wearing a light-colored cowboy hat and a light-colored jacket.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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