Person Attacked in Harlem Attempted Robbery

By Ben Fractenberg on February 28, 2011 5:50pm 

A person was attacked in Harlem after a robbery attempt on Feb. 28.
A person was attacked in Harlem after a robbery attempt on Feb. 28.
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By Ben Fractenberg

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

HARLEM — An unidentified person was assaulted after an attempted robbery at 119th Street and Lenox Avenue Monday and rushed to Harlem Hospital, police said.

The robber reportedly confronted the person about 4:50 p.m. and tried to steal the victim’s wallet and cell phone. The attacker then either slashed or stabbed the victim before fleeing, according to police.

The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.

There is no description of the suspect at this time and an investigation is ongoing.

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