Officer Leonard Alterio was called to a Park Avenue grocery store at 1:22 a.m. Friday and encountered the victim, who was stabbed several times.
She said that she and her boyfriend, Andrew Kane, of 1335 Park Ave., got into an argument and that he stabbed her. Officers walked over to his apartment and were allowed in by Kane’s roommate. They could not find Kane — until he called his roommate on the phone.
Alterio took the phone and urged Kane to turn himself in, but over the handset, could also hear the voices of the other police officers in the apartment. He believed that meant Kane was nearby and his suspicion proved correct when Kane opened the door to an unused stairwell and emerged.
Kane was charged with first-degree assault, possession of a dangerous weapon and reckless endangerment. His bond was set at $50,000.