Police release video of slashing attack on 61-year-old

The NYPD has released a video of an assault that took place in Kingsbridge Heights.

News 12 Staff

Jul 14, 2021, 10:49 AM

Updated 1,077 days ago

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Police have released new video showing a brutal slashing attack on a 61-year-old man in Bedford Park.
Police say the slashing was sparked by a verbal dispute that turned physical Monday night, and the whole incident was caught on camera.
In the video, the victim ran inside a store on East 204th Street and Valentine Avenue as two men started to hit him repeatedly with an object and pull on his clothing, ripping off some of his shirt. The two men then walked away, and the victim went inside the store.
The two men got away in a black Honda Civic.
One of the men has long black dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, red pants and gray sneakers. The other man was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a white T-shirt, gray pants and black sneakers.
Police say the victim was treated for slashes to the back of the head and torso.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police.


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