Serial Offender Accused of Stabbing NYC Tourist in Chest

New York City residents are shocked after a man is accused of stabbing a tourist near Times Square on Saturday.

The suspect was sitting in a wheeled walker outside Port Gourmet Deli at West 43rd Street and Eighth Avenue shortly before the incident. He then got up from his seat brandishing a knife. new york post report on sunday.

video footage show At that moment, he lunged towards a pair of tourists who were just walking, before sitting down in a walker. The woman believed to have been stabbed was wearing a dark-colored hoodie, and the woman with her was wearing a light-colored jacket.

The victim looked down at Parker as the suspect backed away, while others nearby stood and watched in disbelief. He sat down again and held a long knife within view of the camera.

When police arrived on the scene about two minutes later, they ordered the suspect to drop the knife and handcuffed him.

“The suspect in the attack, Cyril Destin, 62, has been arrested 14 times in the past 20 years, primarily for criminal mischief and trespassing, including four arrests since 2019. a police source told The Post,” the newspaper reported.

According to ABC 7, Destin alive Nearby locations where formerly homeless people can obtain supportive housing:

Charges against the subject are pending. Meanwhile, the victim was treated at a local hospital for a stab wound to the chest. She was later listed in stable condition.

Deli owner Jamal Mbale said: post He knew the suspect and met him regularly when he came to buy cigarettes.

“I’ve known this guy for a year. He doesn’t seem dangerous. I think he just didn’t take his medication or something. He’s in a homeless shelter across the street. People are all crazy. They’re all on drugs,” he added.

Another man spoke to Fox 5 about the stabbing. Said“I feel terrible for him because he’s clearly a problematic person. I feel terrible for her”:

Breitbart News reported that a 15-year-old illegal alien has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly fatally shooting a woman in Times Square in February. The newspaper pointed to the fact that New York City is a so-called “sanctuary city.”