NYPD seeking suspect in teen stabbing

NYPD seeking suspect in teen stabbing

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NEW YORK (AP) - The NYPD is looking for a man who stabbed a teenage girl multiple times as she returned home from work.

Natasha Martinez was attached from behind in front of her Woodhaven, Queens, home around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Police say the 17-year-old girl was stabbed about a dozen times in the back and chest. She underwent surgery and was listed in stable condition.

Her mother told the New York Post that she was in bed waiting for her daughter to get home from her job at McDonald's when she heard her scream: "Mommy, Mommy, help me."

She said her daughter was bleeding profusely.

 

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