Last night, at the Dave & Buster's in Westbury, an 8-year-old boy was stabbed in the back. According to WCBS 2, 23-year-old Evan Sachs was arrested and is facing attempted murder charged. Police say he "stabbed the child five times in the back with a hunting knife. According to detectives, the boy was randomly chosen and did not know his attacker." Apparently the boy was playing a game when the attack occurred. The child is in stable condition with a punctured lung.
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