Kelsey Grammer’s Daughter Spencer Stabbed While Trying to Break Up a Fight Outside New York City Restaurant

FILE – In this April 2, 2015 file photo, actress Spencer Grammer arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. Grammer said she was trying to calm an agitated man when he slashed her in the arm and stabbed her friend in the back Friday, July 24, 2020, outside a New York City restaurant. Grammer told US Weekly that she and her friend “did what anyone else would do in the same situation” and were “attempting to prevent the altercation from escalating” when they were attacked. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

“Rick and Morty” actress Spencer Grammer was stabbed but expects to recover quickly after attempting to help quell an altercation Friday night in New York City.

The New York Police Department confirmed to USA TODAY that a “36-year-old female victim and a 32-year-old male attempted to break up a dispute” Friday night around 11:30 between a man with an “unidentified sharp instrument” and other restaurant patrons outside of The Black Ant restaurant in Manhattan.

Grammer, the 36-year-old daughter of actor Kelsey Grammer and actress Doreen Alderman, and her friend were among the other diners who stepped in to help.

In a statement to USA TODAY, Spencer Grammer said she “sustained a laceration on my arm” while her friend “was stabbed in the back, but thankfully he suffered no serious internal injuries.” The NYPD confirmed that “victims were transported to NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue and treated for non-life threatening lacerations.”

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SOURCE: USA Today, Hannah Yasharoff