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The New York City Police Department is seeking an individual accused of stabbing his dating app match in the neck during their planned meet up.
The suspect is wanted for assault in connection to the alleged incident said to have occurred Aug. 1 at approximately 2:20 p.m. in the vicinity of Sedgwick Ave. and W. Kingsbridge Road in the Bronx. Police say a 32-year-old male victim arranged to meet an unidentified male on an app
When the two individuals met at a private residence, the unidentified male stabbed the victim in the neck with a cutting instrument, causing a severe laceration, police said.
The individual fled in an unknown direction, police said. The victim was transported by EMS to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical but stable condition.
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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the whereabouts of the individual depicted in the attached media in connection with an assault that occurred within the confines of the 50 Precinct. (NYPD )
Police released a photo of the suspect Monday, asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the whereabouts of the individual.
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The NYPD is searching for a Bronx stabbing suspect. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
As of Tuesday, no arrests had been made, an NYPD spokesperson confirmed to Fox News Digital.
The New York Daily News shared photos said to have shown the fifth floor stairwell of the building spattered with blood hours after the ordeal. The newspaper reported the suspect and victim met on an application for online dating, though authorities have not disclosed which app specifically. It is unclear what prompted the assault.
The NYPD said a 33-year-old man was stabbed in the neck by someone he met on a dating app. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
The victim is said to have suffered severe deep cut.
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The NYPD is asking anyone with information 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 at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Police said all calls are strictly confidential.
Danielle Wallace is a reporter for Fox News Digital covering politics, crime, police and more. Story tips can be sent to [email protected] and on Twitter: @danimwallace.