THE BRONX

Police are searching for the suspect accused of slashing a man’s face in the Bronx.
 
It happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday at Intervale Avenue and Fox Street in Claremont.  
 
Authorities say the victim was walking along the street when the suspect came up from behind him and used a sharp object to cut the 33-year-old man on the corner of his face. 
 
The victim was transported to Lincoln Hospital by EMS, where he was treated for his injury.
 
Police released a surveillance image of the accused slasher just after the attack. Police say the suspect is believed to be in his late 20s, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 150 pounds.
 
He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue pants, and dark-colored sneakers. 
 
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.