Random Knife Attack On Upper West Side Leaves 4 Injured

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An “emotionally disturbed man”
stabbed four peopleon Manhattan’s Upper West Side Tuesday morning, NY 1 reports.

The victims include a 3-year-old boy, who was stabbed in the arm.

The attack — which occurred shortly before 8 a.m. along a bike path near West 63rd Street in Riverside Park — appears to be random, and police took the suspect into custody, according to Gothamist.

A construction worker at the scene said he witnessed a homeless man taking a pair of scissors apart and stabbing people, Gothamist reports.

One female victim is in serious condition. Victims were transported to local hospitals after the attack.

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