New York City police searching for suspect in stabbing at Yankee Stadium subway-stop

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A man was stabbed in the back at the Yankee Stadium subway Sunday afternoon and police are searching for a suspect caught on video fleeing the station. 

New York City police officers responded to a call around 1:30 p.m. regarding a stabbing inside the 161 St-Yankee Stadium subway station. 

Officers determined that a 33-year-old man was riding an escalator when an unidentified man stabbed him with an unknown object in the back. 

Police said the victim sustained a puncture wound and was transported by EMS to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition. 

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The male suspect fled on foot out of the subway station. Surveillance video released by police shows a shirtless individual running through the station. 

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Anyone with information on this incident is being asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.