Cigarette attack

Cigarette attack

A man was stabbed when he had an argument about cigarettes with a stranger.

The 26-year-old victim said that he was standing on Clinton Street near Garnet Street at 11:55 a.m. on December 25 when he started talking about butts with a black male between 18 and 20.

The heated discussion came to a quick end when the stranger pulled a knife and stabbed the victim in the abdomen.

The victim was taken to Lutheran Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition after treatment.

Cops are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to come forward.

Calls can be made to the 76th Precinct at (718) 834-3211. All calls will be kept confidential.