Bronx father slashed in face in front of 1-year-old son

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MOTT HAVEN -

A father in the Bronx was slashed in the face in front of his son in what police are calling an unprovoked attack.

The incident happened on Feb. 1 in front of 427 E. 139th St. around 2 p.m.

Police say the 41-year-old father was attacked from behind as he was walking on the sidewalk with his 1-year-old son.

The suspect slashed the father twice in the face with a sharp object before running away.

The man's cuts were treated at the scene by EMS.

The child was not hurt, police say.

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

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