A person was stabbed on a Manhattan practice whereas defending himself from a would-be robber — lower than a half-hour earlier than a superb Samaritan was slashed at one other station as he tried to assist a girl who was being attacked, cops mentioned Wednesday.
The primary of the back-to-back transit assaults passed off round 10 p.m. Tuesday after a 34-year-old man acquired into it with a stranger who tried to steal cash from him on an F practice close to the thirty fourth Road-Herald Sq. station.
Then at round 10:25 p.m., a 28-year-old lady was slashed within the face on the Union Sq. station by a creep who then attacked a person who jumped in to defend her.
All three victims have been anticipated to outlive.
The person injured within the first incident had been driving a southbound practice when the stranger approached, requested for a cigarette after which tried to rob him, authorities mentioned.
Cops reply to the scene the place a girl and a person — a superb Samaritan — have been stabbed on the L practice platform at Union Sq.. William Miller
As the 2 males fought, the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the sufferer twice within the abdomen. When the practice pulled into the station, the tussle spilled onto the platform, the place the attacker stabbed the person once more earlier than taking off, authorities mentioned.
The sufferer was taken to Bellevue Hospital with non-life-threatening accidents, cops mentioned. Nothing was stolen.
Simply 25 minutes later, the opposite harrowing assault broke out on the L practice platform at Union Sq., when the separate suspect slashed the lady throughout a dispute, cops mentioned. It’s unclear what the battle was about.
The Samaritan had a bandage wrapped round his head and a blood-drenched shirt as he was wheeled into an ambulance.William Miller
A 29-year-old man who wasn’t concerned within the dispute tried to step in to seize the attacker – who then turned on him, slashing him a number of instances on the pinnacle, authorities mentioned.
The assault left a grotesque scene for fellow commuters as blood noticed the platform and higher mezzanine.
Each the person and lady have been taken to Bellevue Hospital in steady situation.
Blood splatter might be seen on the L practice platform and mezzanine after the Union Sq. assault.William Miller
Exterior the station, a person with a bandage wrapped round his head and a blood-drenched shirt was wheeled into an ambulance.
The suspect fled the station in an unknown route. No arrests had been made by Wednesday morning.