Aug. 26, 2016 Staff Report
Two men were punched in the face inside their Astoria apartment—with one then being stabbed—by two suspects who broke in and stole a suitcase and $800, according to police.
The suspects punched two 27-year-old men in the face around 11:20pm Tuesday inside their 33rd Street and 31st Avenue apartment. When the victims tried to flee the apartment, one of them was stabbed in the hand and back.
The victim with the stab wounds was taken to a local hospital in critical but stable condition.
The first suspect has been described as a white man, 20 to 25 years old; last seen wearing a dark colored long sleeved shirt, dark pants and dark colored shoes.
The second suspect is also white, 20 to 25 years old; last seen wearing a gray t-shirt and dark colored shorts.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).