The NYPD has released photos of a subway rider who they say stabbed a young boy on a Brooklyn train on Wednesday night after the two got into a verbal dispute.
On April 6 at about 6 p.m. the 13-year-old victim was onboard a Manhattan bound C train approaching the Ralph Avenue station when he got into a verbal argument with the suspect, according to police.
As the doors of the train car opened at the Brooklyn station, the suspect — described to be between 14 and 16 years old — took out a knife from her bag and stabbed the young boy once in his abdomen, cops said.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene and took the victim to a local hospital where he is in stable condition.
Police have the described the suspect as a black female with brown eyes, about 5 feet 5 inches and about 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black leather jacket and light blue jeans.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.