Two women were taken to the hospital and their condition is stable.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York was evacuated after two stab wounds were recorded on Saturday afternoon. The area around the museum was closed due to “investigation”, according to city police.
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According to The New York Times, citing a police source, the two women were stabbed and both were taken to Bellow Hospital, where they were taken after the incident, which occurred around 4:15 pm local time (9:15 pm Continental). Portugal).
And according to the same publication, police are looking for a person involved in the attack.
Julia Garcia Valls, 24, from Spain, described the moment of panic to the newspaper. The young tourist was waiting in line to enter the museum, when he began to hear screams and others running.
“We were so scared,” he says.
MoMA is located between Routes 5 and 6 in central Manhattan, New York.
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