Man critical after stabbing attack in Brooklyn

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are investigating the an attack against a 49-year-old Asian man in Brooklyn Saturday night.

Officials say the victim was walking down Eighth Ave near 57th Street in Sunset Park just after 7 p.m. when he was stabbed mulitiple times in the back, head and chest by another Asian man.

The victim was taken to NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn where he is serious but stable condition, authorities said.So far there have been no arrests made.According to authorities, both the victim and attacker were wearing medical face masks. Officicals are investigating whether coronavirus fears played a role in the attack.

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