Girl, 6, ‘stabbed in chest by robber after she stepped in between crook and her dad’ – The Sun

A SIX-year-old girl was stabbed in the chest when her father was getting robbed.

Police said the child got caught in the middle of a struggle, WABC reported.

A 55-year-old man was with his daughter in New York City's Lower East Side on Thursday around 12:30 a.m.

The two men then came up to the dad and his daughter on Monroe and Pike streets, and tried to rob him at knifepoint, NYPD told Fox 5.

There was a struggle between the man and the crooks as they tried to steal from him, cops said.

As one of the men appeared to try and stab the dad, the six-year-old girl was caught in the middle, WABC reported.

The child was stabbed in the abdomen, NYPD told Fox 5.

Crooks ran away with the man's jewelry and credit card.


The 6-year-old was rushed to Bellevue Hospital, and is now in stable condition.

Police have not released any information on the description of the suspects, Fox 5 reported.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.

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