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Children stabbed inside a NYC elevator

NEW YORK -- Police are searching for the man who stabbed two children in an elevator in Brooklyn.



A 6-year-old boy was killed and a 7-year-old is in critical condition.



The two were attacked on Sunday when they went inside a building to get ice cream.



The boys' father is devastated by his loss.



"He's my pride and joy, he's my life, my rock that I lived for, my backbone, and he took my light away from me," said the victim's father Nicholas Avitto.



The suspect is described as a heavyset man in his 20s.He dropped the knife outside the building right after he stabbed the children.

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