Police seek suspect who slashed man in throat after argument

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WAKEFIELD -

Police are looking for the person who slashed a man in the throat in Wakefield.

News 12 is told the incident occurred last Saturday inside of the Oasis Bar on the 600 block of East 241st Street.

Officials say the suspect slashed the 24-year-old victim across his throat after an argument.

He then ran off in an unknown direction.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.

Police describe the suspect as being in his 30s, around 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds.

They say he was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with black strips, blue jeans and a blue wool cap with a stripe.

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

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