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NYC serial stabber sought for unprovoked attacks on strangers

Three random unprovoked stabbings that wounded four victims in Queens have been committed by a masked madman still on the loose, police said Wednesday.

“This individual is wanted for MULTIPLE stabbings,” NYPD Chief of Department Jeffrey Maddrey tweeted. “Someone knows him & he MUST be stopped. We have to get him off the street.”

A man wearing either a gray or olive green jacket, black pants and surgical mask is being sought, cops said.

At 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, a 74-year-old man and a 41-year-old man were stabbed near 134th Ave. and Guy R. Brewer Blvd. in Springfield Gardens, cops said.

The younger man was stabbed in the back, police said, while the older man was knifed in the stomach. Medics took them to Jamaica Hospital, where they are expected to recover.

About 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, a 34-year-old woman was stabbed near 134th Ave. and 158th St., about four blocks from Wednesday morning’s stabbing.

The woman was walking home when the stranger, who was carrying a large knife in his left hand, stormed up and stabbed her in the side, cops said. Medics took her to an area hospital.

Cops released surveillance footage of the suspect Wednesday showing him brandishing the frightening knife.

Police also believe the man is responsible for stabbing a 61-year-old man in Queens about 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8.

The victim was nearing 157th St. and 137th Ave., just a couple bocks from Tuesday’s attack, when the stabber crept up from behind and jammed the knife into the victim’s lower back.

The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he was expected to recover.

“(This man) is WANTED for four unprovoked stabbing incidents,” the NYPD said on X Wednesday as they put out more images of the suspect.

Detectives are trying to confirm if the suspect is wanted for another stabbing on the J/M/Z platform at the Myrtle Ave./Broadway train station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Wednesday morning, cops said. The stabbing took place two hours after the one in Queens.

That victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital in stable condition, cops said.

Believing the serial stabber is traveling between Brooklyn and Queens on the subway, extra cops have been sent to major transit hubs to keep an eye out.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.