Suspect in West Village Stabbing ID’d by Cops


Cops have identified the man they say is suspected of stabbing a 23-year-old man in the wee hours of March 27 around the area of 256 West Fourth Street in the West Village. The victim’s name hasn’t been released; at last report, he was in critical condition. The suspect, cops say, is known as “Francisco.” He allegedly stabbed the victim several times after an argument. Francisco is a little twerp, described by cops as 5 feet tall and 20-23 years old, with an eagle tattoo on one of his hands. Tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit tips at or text info to 274637 (CRIMES), entering TIP577.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 8, 2011

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