New York stabbing incident: The New York police announced the arrest of a suspect in the stabbing incident in the “Monsey” area in Rockland County, about 48 km north of New York.
The local media reported on Sunday that the accident – which resulted in the injury of 5 people – occurred inside the home of an Orthodox rabbi, where more than 100 people gathered to celebrate the seventh night in the “Hanukkah” festival, or the so-called holiday. The lights off.
“New York stabbing incident – Two of the five victims were in critical condition”
The media noted that at least two of the five victims were in critical condition, noting that the specific details of the attack were being verified.
Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel said a man armed with a blade attacked around 10 p.m., on the seventh night of Hanukkah. New York stabbing incident suspect was arrested by the NYPD nearly two hours later in Harlem.
The suspect was wearing a scarf over his face and, after stabbing five and being chased from the home, tried to get into the synagogue but was blocked by people inside who had barricaded the door. The victims, according to the organization, were Hasidic Jews.
There have been a spate of attacks on Jewish people across the United States since late 2018. On Oct. 27 of that year a man opened fire at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11.
Recently, on Dec. 10, a couple opened fire at a kosher market in Jersey City, New Jersey, killing a police officer and three people who had been inside. The shooters were killed in the exchange of gunfire with law enforcement.