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2 men stabbed leaving Elmont diner, police say

Stop 20 Diner in Elmont. (Nov. 24, 2013)

Stop 20 Diner in Elmont. (Nov. 24, 2013) Credit: Ian J. Stark

Two men were stabbed leaving a diner in Elmont on Saturday morning, police said.

The men, ages 23 and 27, were leaving the Stop 20 Diner on Hempstead Tpke. when they met two suspects in the diner's vestibule, Nassau County police said. There was an argument and a suspect began stabbing the victims "about the body" with an unknown object, before fleeing on foot, police said.

The victims were taken to a hospital to be treated for their injuries, police said.

The suspects are between 20 and 25 years old, who got to the diner in a white taxi cab with red lettering and were accompanied by two women in their early 20s, police said.

Anyone with information can call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. Callers will remain anonymous.

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