- A skateboarder was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed by a bicyclist
- The incident began when the bicyclist rode into the skateboarder, witnesses said
- The cyclist was said to have pulled out a knife and stabbed the skateboarder
- Police are now asking for assistance in identifying the bicyclist
A skateboarder was hospitalized after being stabbed during a road rage incident with a bicyclist in New York City.
The incident took place in Manhattan’s East Side on Monday night at about 8.30pm.
Witnesses said a bicyclist collided with a skateboarder near the corner of a street. The 20-year-old skateboarder, who has not been identified, was said to have picked up his deck and mimed hitting the bike rider, according to CBS New York.
Authorities said a skateboarder, 20, was stabbed by a bicyclist during a road rage fight near the corner of a street on the East Side of Manhattan Monday night
A pool of blood could be seen on the cordoned off street corner where the stabbing took place
Witnesses said the bicyclist stabbed the skateboarder in the thigh multiple times and rode off
Police said the bicyclist then pulled out a knife and stabbed the skateboarder in the left thigh multiple times and then rode away.
The skateboarder was then taken to a local hospital in serious, but not life-threatening condition, according to WPIX.
A pool of blood could be seen on the cordoned off sidewalk where the stabbing occurred.
The bicyclist is said to be a man who is between 35 to 50 years old. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black hat and a helmet.
Police are asking anyone with information about the stabbing to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).