On Saturday, March 12, 2022, at approximately 1616 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), located at 11 W. 53rd Street, within the confines of the Midtown North Precinct in Manhattan.
Upon arrival, officers observed two (2) employees, who suffered stab wounds at the location.
A 24-year-old female victim suffered two (2) stab wounds to the lower back and one (1) stab wound to the back of the neck.
A 24-year-old male suffered one (1) stab wound to the left collar bone.
EMS responded and transported both victims to NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue in stable condition.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 60-year-old male suspect has been identified.
Surveillance video clip and photographs of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.