Robber stabbed and wounded two deli workers in Queens
A surveillance video caught a suspect who stabbed two deli workers in Queens and stole $400 in cash. One of the victims is left with a lung collapse.
The incident happened in Jamaica Hills on 164th St. at 85th Ave. at about 9 p.m. on Sunday.
The video shows the suspect initially was filling a cup with hot water near coffee machine. When two of the employees tried to help him he pulled out a knife.
Then the attacker lunged at one elderly man and stabbed him in the chest close to the neck and then attacked another man behind the counter injuring him in the chest and back. The robber grabbed the cash from the register.
The third man who was in the store at the moment of the attack could escape being stabbed.
Both wounded were hospitalized in stable condition.
Police released video of the attack Monday, and are asking anyone with information about the suspect to call Crime Stoppers at (800_ 577-TIPS.