Cops Hunting for Muggers Who Stabbed Cyclist in Flushing Meadows Park

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska on March 12, 2013 10:09am 

 Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
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QUEENS — A cyclist was stabbed and robbed by a group of eight to 10 men in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park last weekend, cops said.

The frightening incident happened on Saturday around 6 p.m. near Meadow Lake Road.

According to the NYPD, the men stabbed and punched the victim multiple times in the torso. They then fled with his bike, cops said.

The victim, 39, was taken to New York Hospital Queens in critical but stable condition, cops said.

As of Tuesday morning, no arrests were made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering "TIP577."


 

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