An worker at an Upper East Side juice store was repeatedly stabbed and left gravely wounded throughout a conflict with a girl late Wednesday, cops mentioned.
The 39-year-old employee received right into a battle with the suspect inside Juice Island on Third Avenue close to East 61st Street round 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, authorities mentioned.
The girl then picked up a knife from the counter and stabbed the person within the head, neck, again and palms, authorities mentioned.
The assailant fled on foot, heading north on East 61st Street, cops mentioned.
The sufferer was rushed to Weill Cornell Medical Center, the place he was listed in important situation, cops mentioned.
Business proprietor Sam Alherish – who rushed to the scene after getting a name in regards to the violent crime – informed The Post a short while later that he hadn’t been capable of converse together with his worker.
“He’s within the hospital,” Alherish mentioned. “He misplaced quite a lot of blood. I don’t know if he’s aware or not.”
Alherish mentioned the incident marks the third assault that has taken place inside his enterprise because it opened lower than seven years in the past — and this may be the final straw.
“I’m telling you, now I’m fascinated by simply closing the enterprise,” he mentioned. “I don’t wish to take the prospect anymore.”
The nature of the battle between the sufferer and the attacker was unknown by Thursday afternoon and no arrests had been made.
Authorities launched a photograph of the suspect and described her as between 20 and 30 years previous, blonde, with a medium to darkish complexion and standing round 5-foot-6.
She was final seen sporting a pink or purple hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black and white sneakers.
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