KIPS BAY — A man was seriously injured after he was stabbed in the stomach outside Bellevue Hospital Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
The attack took place about 2:30 p.m. at the corner of East 28th Street and First Avenue. The 34-year-old victim was was stabbed twice in the abdomen and slashed in the face, an NYPD spokesman said.
He was transported to the hospital less than a block away where he was in serious but stable condition, an FDNY spokesman said.
Officers arrested a suspect at the scene, the police spokesman said.
It was not immediately clear why he stabbed the victim. The investigation is ongoing, he added.