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Woman Stabbed While Exiting Cab in Elmhurst Tuesday: NYPD

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Aug. 29, 2018 By Christian Murray

A 31-year-old woman was stabbed in Elmhurst yesterday while exiting a livery vehicle, police said.

The woman was stabbed multiple times in the neck and body as she got out of the vehicle at about 4:50 a.m. in the vicinity of Foley Street and Lamont Avenue, police said. She was transported to Elmhurst Hospital where she is listed in stable condition.

Police have identified the suspect as Juan Portoviejo who is still at large. According to the Daily News, Portoviejo was the victim’s ex boyfriend and they have two children together.

Portoviejo is described as a 33-year-old Hispanic man who is about 5 feet 5 inches tall and 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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godsfreind

lets all be serious… jackson heights is crying for help…who would do something good or make this corner area better? i think i have to step up and make the change. who ha a plan i m willing to work with them..

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paul

Not as sketchy as ignorance and not up to date on what makes America great as you James.

Ecuadorians are like any American group…many make this country great, some are bad.

What makes America bad is singling out any group in America like you did.

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Tony

Police on Tuesday released a photo of Portoviejo, taken after a July 26 drunken driving arrest in Queens. He was released on his own recognizance that day.

Portoviejo, who police believe is an Ecuadorian citizen, is 5-foot-5 and about 150 pounds, cops said.

Cops are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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Tommy O

This was a domestic type of assault, none of you you snowflakes were ever in any sought of danger. This is not street crime, learn the difference.,

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paul

Like anything else gentrification brings good and bad. The good, fixes up old neighborhoods with parks, new buildings, lowers crime rates. The bad, only the rich can afford it and it is usually not the demographic of the people living in the old area.

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Juan Verdad

There a lost of criminals in that area. Hopefully gentrification displaces these criminals

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JUAN CALDERON

It is well known the area is becoming more dangerous otherwise look at police cameras everywhere in the area

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