Police: Man slashed, robbed in Franz Sigel Park

Police say two suspects attacked and robbed a man at a Bronx park.

Police say two suspects attacked and robbed a man at a Bronx park. (7/31/16)

THE BRONX - Police say two suspects attacked and robbed a man at a Bronx park.

They say a 20-year-old man was slashed by a man with a knife inside Franz Sigel Park on Thursday.

Police say the other suspect then stole the victim’s wallet and backpack, which contained an unknown amount of cash.

Authorities say the victim was slashed twice in his right arm and once in his back. He was taken to Lincoln Hospital, and is expected to be OK.

Police describe one of the suspects as a Hispanic man approximately 18 to 20 years of age, standing between at 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. 

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