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Man stabbed in head with machete in the Bronx

Posted: 8:24 PM, Apr 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-16 22:10:41-04

MOTT HAVEN, The Bronx — Police are searching for two men involved in an alleged machete stabbing in the Bronx Sunday afternoon.

The stabbing happened in the vicinity of E. 152 Street and Wales Avenue in Mott Haven around 3:30 p.m.

Police sources say the suspect, 20, was struck in the head with a machete.

When emergency responders arrived on the scene, the victim was barely conscious.

He was taken to the hospital where his condition is unknown.

The suspects were wearing grey hoodies and ski masks at the time of the stabbing.

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