Multiple people hurt after stabbing attack during Hanukkah celebration


MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) – Authorities say that five people were stabbed north of New York City during a Hanukkah celebration late Saturday night and a possible suspect has been located.

Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel said officers received reports of a stabbing just before 10 p.m. at a residence in Monsey, New York. Weidel said New York City police officers located the vehicle and possible suspect being sought in connection with the stabbing.

Photos and videos posted on Twitter show a large emergency response with paramedics running and pushing stretchers. A number of police and emergency vehicles could be seen in the images.

Monsey is about an hour north of New York City.

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