06/28/2005

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An unarmed police officer on his way to work was stabbed yesterday when he thwarted a robbery at a Dunkin' Donuts in Flatbush, a confrontation that was caught on videotape, police said.

Shron Killings, who turns 22 today, was still being sought last night, while the victim, Officer Vincent Schiavarelli, a two-year veteran assigned to the 71st Precinct, was admitted to Kings County Hospital Center with a gash near his ribs, police said. He is expected to make a full recovery.

"This young officer - out of uniform, without a partner - didn't hesitate to get in harm's way to protect a fellow New Yorker," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

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