N.Y. EMT grabbed in sexual manner while treating stab victim

The 27-year-old Syracuse man given an appearance ticket for the inappropriate touching


James McClendon
syracuse.com

Syracuse, N.Y. — A man grabbed an EMT in a sexual manner Wednesday while he was being treated for stab wounds to his eye and shoulder on Syracuse’s Near West Side, police said.

Officers responded to the stabbing at about 3:50 p.m. in the 700 block of West Onondaga Street, Syracuse police spokesman Sgt. Matthew Malinowski said.

The 27-year-old man was injured during a fight with several other men in the area, Malinowski said.

The man was taken to Upstate University Hospital and is expected to survive, Malinowski said. He was also given an appearance ticket for the inappropriate touching, he said.

The man’s identity was not immediately revealed by police.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call the Syracuse Police Department at 315-442-5222.

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