Brooklyn stabbing: Furious robber attacks penniless 55-year-old man in East New York

Robbery attempt gone awry in East New York; assailant stabs man after discovering no cash, prompting NYPD to seek public's help for leads.

A 55-year-old man was stabbed several times in Brooklyn (NYC) by an alleged robber who was angry that the victim did not have money to be robbed.

According to the NYPD, the unidentified victim was confronted around 2:30 a.m. on April 5 at Fulton St. and Van Siclen Ave. in the East New York neighborhood. NYPD released a video of the requested suspect yesterday.

First, the assailant asked the man for his wallet, and when the victim told him he didn’t have any money on him, the suspect stabbed him five times around the body. The robber got away, and the injured man was taken to Brookdale University Hospital in stable condition.

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No arrests have been made. Anyone with information should call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), also via or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.

In two similar cases with fatal endings, two elderly male Harlem residents were stabbed to death Tuesday in broad daylight on a street in The Bronx and a park in Manhattan, within hours of each other. A 63-year-old suspect was arrested for the attack in Harlem’s Brigadier General Charles Young Park.