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Violent video depicts masked assailant erratically stabbing man in broad daylight

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Video shared by the NYPD shows a suspect viciously slicing at a victim during what is reported to be a random attack.

The incident, Fox News reported, took place during broad daylight hours on Thursday.

What are the details?

The newly released video depicts the suspect approaching a male victim, pulling out a long knife, and swinging at the unnamed 29-year-old, slashing him several times across his back and one arm.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and was said to be in stable condition. The motive behind the attack remains unknown at the time of publication, and the attacker remains on the loose.

According to a report from the New York Post, the department said that the suspect appears to be approximately 30 years old and has a medium build.

AMNY shared a graphic photo featuring the victim's blood staining the sidewalk.

Police have requested that anyone with information connected to the suspect or the attack reach out to the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish at (888) 57-PISTA (74782). Tipsters are encouraged to submit their information online or via Twitter at @NYPDTips.

( Content warning: Disturbing footage):

What else?

The stabbing was the second incident of its kind in as many days.

On Wednesday, a woman was stabbed in the leg during broad daylight hours according to a report from the New York Post.

Footage obtained by the outlet showed the disturbing attack featuring the suspect— who remains on the loose — "repeatedly plunging what appears to be a knife into the victim’s lower body."

The woman then collapsed to the sidewalk.

The outlet reported that the woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Her condition was not known at the time.

The suspect, who was described as being in his 20s, was not identified in the attack.

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