Local leaders demand federal authorities assist NYPD in East New York child stabbings

Officers are looking for a heavyset black male

Officers are looking for a heavyset black male between 25 and 30 years old. (June 3, 2014 10:24 PM)

Local leaders are calling for federal law enforcement to help search for the man who stabbed two children, killing one, in East New York Sunday.

According to police, 6-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto was killed and 7-year-old Mikayla Capers is in critical condition after being attacked in the elevator of their Schenck Avenue apartment building while going to get ice cream.

Rep. Hakeem...

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