NYPD Still Searching for Man Who Stabbed Two Employees at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is still searching for the man wanted for stabbing two employees at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) after being denied entry on March 12.

Police released new footage showing the suspect, identified as 60-year-old Gary Cabana, leaping over the reception desk and repeatedly stabbing a male and female employee at around 4:15 p.m. local time on March 12.

The victims were rushed to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition, NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller said at a press conference.

According to police, Cabana became irate after MoMA staff denied him entry because his membership had expired due to two prior incidents involving disorderly conduct in recent days.

Cabana, who was a museum regular, fled the museum after the attack.

Miller said MoMA sent a letter to Cabana on March 11 informing him that his membership had ended.

Police released three photos of Cabana, two of which showed him wearing a blue surgical mask.

Police described Cabana as a white male wearing a black jacket, a shirt with a colorful pattern, and a blue surgical mask.

Police also said that Cabana was known to NYPD as they were looking for him in connection with two prior incidents in Midtown.

MoMA was closed on March 13 and will reopen on March 15.


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