Bodega Worker Stabbed To Death In Upper Manhattan; Suspect At Large

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a man who stabbed a bodega worker to death Wednesday in Upper Manhattan.

The 28-year-old worker, identified as Mohamed Nasser Awawdah, was stabbed around 8 p.m. on Dyckman Street in the Inwood section.

Police said Awawdah was clearing the sidewalk in front of Dyckman Kwik Stop, where a group of people was loitering, when there was some type of confrontation.

Awawdah was stabbed in the chest and rushed to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A representative for the city’s bodega organization said Awawdah owned the bodega and it’s a dangerous job.

“Sometimes they don’t understand how much risk we take,” said Francisco Marte. “Somebody can be a customer, but a lot of times happens to us, and even when that thing happens, we, as a business, we are…

Original published: 2019-06-20 06:45:28 Read the full New York City News here

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