Frum Yid Stabbed in Monsey NY on Thursday Night (Updated)

File Photo. Credit: Rockland Chavivim Volunteer Emergency Service

In what is believed to be a home burglary gone wrong, a Frum Yingerman was stabbed outside his home in New City, Rockland County.

Rockland County, NY – In what is believed to be a home burglary gone wrong, a frum Yingerman was stabbed by a african american perpetrator outside his home Thursday night in New City, NY near Monsey.

Hatzalah of Rockland County transported the victim to Westchester Medical Center in stable but serious condition.

Ramapo Police has taken a potential suspect into custody and launched an investigation.

The name to be Mispallel for Tehillim is Eliezer Ben Galia Elka.

Update 10:45 pm: The victim is currently in emergency surgery. Please continue with your Tefilas.

Update Friday, 12:00 pm: The Ramapo Police Department released a statement stating that the suspect was released and “was cooperative and released from custody pending further investigation.” They added that the victim is “currently in stable condition and expected to survive.”

Full statement:

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, at approximately 8:27 pm, the Ramapo Police Department responded to Trailside Place in the Town of Ramapo for the report of an assault with a knife. Upon the officer’s arrival. it was discovered that the victim had been accosted in his driveway by an unknown suspect. The victim was stabbed multiple times and removed from the scene to the hospital. Patrol officers located a possible suspect, and he was detained and brought to the Ramapo Police Department for questioning. The individual was cooperative and released from custody pending further investigation.

The victim is currently in stable condition and expected to survive.

The Ramapo Police Department was assisted on scene by the Rockland County Sheriffs Office. the Clarkstown Police Department. Hatzolah Ambulance Corps, and Chaverim of Any persons with information regarding the incident are encouraged to contact the Ramapo Police Department Investigations Division at (845) 357-240()_ All information will be kept confidential and can be made anonymously. Information can also be provided through the TIPS 411 platform. Rockland County residents Can submit a tip Via text message by texting thc keyword “ROCKLANDCODA” and then their tip and sending it to 847411.

The Ramapo Police Department has increased patrol presence throughout the Town.

Further information will be released at a later time as it is developed.

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  • Robert Weltz 04/12/2024 | ד' ניסן התשפ"ד

    Hashem Yishmor! Name for pray?

  • Gevalt 04/11/2024 | ג' ניסן התשפ"ד

    This is in new City, near Monsey.

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