NYPD: Argument ends in sword attack in Eastchester

Police are on the hunt for a man who they say attacked another man with a sword after an argument on Merritt Avenue in Eastchester Wednesday.

Police are on the hunt for a man who they say attacked another man with a sword after an argument on Merritt Avenue in Eastchester Wednesday. (2/22/17)

EASTCHESTER - Police are on the hunt for a man who they say attacked another man with a sword after an argument on Merritt Avenue in Eastchester Wednesday.

Police say security cameras recorded part of the incident. The video shows the sword-wielding man chasing the victim down the street. At one point, the suspect stops, looks around, and slips the sword back into its sheath.

The 36-year-old victim is in the hospital with a serious injury to his left arm, police say. He is listed in stable condition.

Authorities say the suspect is between 25 and 30 years old and was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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