Breakdancer stabbed on NYC subway train, suspect arrested

The NYPD says it has made an arrest after a 22-year-old breakdancer was stabbed while aboard an L train in the New York City subway.

44-year-old Lateef Coleman, who is believed to be homeless, is now facing charges including assault and criminal possession of a weapon. 

The victim was reportedly performing on the train when he was stabbed three times in an unprovoked attack.  He suffered two stab wounds to his leg and one to his arm.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. near East 14th Street.

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Officials say Coleman took off from the scene before being caught the next day.

The cause of the stabbing is currently unknown, and the incident remains under investigation. 

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