(New York) Two women were stabbed inside the prestigious MoMA Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in New York on Saturday, which was vacated by several sources, including police.
Updated to 7:30 pm yesterday.
Two women with injuries “in the back, collarbone and neck” were immediately hospitalized and “we were told they were safe,” the New York City Police (NYPD)’s Assistant Commissioner of Intelligence and Anti-Terrorism spotted. ), John Miller.
Midtown Manhattan, one of the most visited museums in New York, was vacated shortly after 4:15 pm (2115 GMT). Police have set up a security cordon and an AFP photographer spotted the museum closing on Saturday.
The suspect, who was not arrested Saturday afternoon, was introduced by police as a regular visitor whose MoMA membership card led to just two incidents. His last days at the museum were over.
On Saturday, when he was denied entry, he was furious […] He jumped onto the reception desk, attacked two museum employees and stabbed them several times, “said John Miller.
Many videos and photos posted on social networks or through the media show visitors leaving the museum during the move.
The MoMA features works by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Frida Kahlo.