Dad now suspect in stabbing of 6-year-old daughter in NYC, police say

Dad now suspect in stabbing of 6-year-old daughter in NYC, police say

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A father who told police that muggers stabbed his 6-year-old daughter on a Lower East Side street is now accused of making up the story — and of turning the knife on her himself, police sources told The Post.

Police at the scene where a person was stabbed on New York City’s Lower East Side.

The dad, Jia Pan, 55, has been charged with attempted manslaughter, reckless endangerment, assault and endangering the welfare of a minor, the sources said.

He remained in custody pending arraignment Thursday night, while his daughter remained in Bellevue Hospital recovering from surgery, the sources said.

Police at the scene where a person was stabbed on New York City’s Lower East Side.

The father had originally told police two men had accosted him and his daughter at around 12:30 a.m. Thursday near Monroe and Pike streets.

Police at the scene where a person was stabbed on New York City’s Lower East Side.

He had claimed the thieves stabbed his daughter and made off with his jewelry and a credit card before fleeing.

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