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2 men slashed in separate incidents in Manhattan: police

Posted: 10:31 AM, Jan 04, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-04 10:31:51-05
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MANHATTAN — Two men were slashed during two separate incidents in Manhattan early Saturday, police said.

The first incident occurred in the vicinity of West 51st Street and Eighth Avenue just after midnight, police said.

A dispute broke out, and one man was slashed, according to police. He was taken to the hospital for his injury.

His attacker, last seen wearing a brown jacket, fled the scene.

Less than an hour later just before 1 a.m., two men got into a dispute in the vicinity of Second Avenue and Fifth Street in the East Village, police said.

During the dispute, one of the men was slashed in the neck area, police said. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.

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