Suspect accused of slashing man’s face in 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. 

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