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Suspect Sought in Stabbings at NYC's Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art closed on Sunday after two employees were stabbed by a man who was upset over a revoked membership. The New York Police Department released surveillance video of the attack along with photos of a possible suspect, Gary Cabana, 60. The incident in the Midtown Manhattan museum unfolded Saturday afternoon sent visitors fleeing into the surrounding streets. A man jumped over the reception desk and stabbed two museum workers after they denied him entry because his membership was revoked, the Wall Street Journal reports.

A 24-year-old woman was stabbed twice in the lower back and once in the back of the neck, police said. A 24-year-old man was stabbed once on the left collarbone. None of the wounds was life-threatening. The museum will reopen on Tuesday. The suspect was a regular at MoMA and lost his membership over two recent incidents of disorderly conduct at the museum. The suspect became upset when he wasn’t allowed inside. He’s an individual who’s known to the department because of prior incidents, including one here,” said NYPD official John Miller.


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