A father and son were stabbed while trying to help an elderly Asian woman being robbed in New York City, ABC 7 reports.
According to the NYPD, who posted a Twitter thread about the robbery, the incident occurred around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday night. Louie Suljovic and his father Charlie were working behind the counter of Suljovic’s pizza shop (Louie’s Pizza) on Baxter Avenue in Queens when they heard a commotion, ABC 7 reports.
A 61-year-old Korean woman was being robbed and stabbed by three men.
“My father noticed it first, that the woman was attacked and she was on the floor, and my understanding was he heard screaming,” Suljovic told ABC 7. “So he went after them and yelled my name. Once I heard my name, we both chased them down the block.”
Suljovic and his father were stabbed multiple times but officers were able to apprehend two of the suspects quickly. The third suspect remains at large, 1010 Wins reports.
Both Suljovic and his father suffered a collapsed lung. Neighbors and customers have started a GoFundMe page to help Suljovic and his father pay for medical expenses.
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