The man who allegedly stabbed two employees at New York’s MoMA was arrested in Philadelphia on Tuesday March 15, New York Police Department (NYPD) said on Twitter.
According to the authorities, “Joseph Cabana” registered a room at the at the Best Western Plus Philadelphia Convention Center Hotelon Monday night and started a fire inside.
Investigators recognized Cabana on the surveillance video as the wanted suspect of the MoMA stabbings on Saturday 12.
Police found Cabana sleeping on a bench at a bus station on Tuesday after midnight and apprehended him.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) March 15, 2022
On Saturday March 12, the suspect stabbed a 24-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man inside MoMA. Both are employees of the famous museum. The aggressor wounded the woman at her back and neck; the man got a wound to his collarbone. Both victims are in stable condition.
NYC: Do you know him? Earlier today, inside the @MuseumModernArt he stabbed a 24-year-old male employee and a 24-year-old female employee then fled. Both victims are in stable condition at an area hospital. If you have any information, contact @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/hkEezq6rQk
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) March 13, 2022