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65-year-old man slashed across face in random Bronx attack: police

Posted: 8:54 AM, Feb 02, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-02 08:54:08-05
Man wanted after man slashed across face in Bronx: police

MORRISANIA, the Bronx — Police are looking for a man who randomly slashed another man across the face in the Bronx early Friday, according to the NYPD.

Officials said the 65-year-old man was standing near Clinton Avenue and East 169th Street in the Morrisania section of the Bronx around 2:30 a.m. Friday when the unidentified man approached him.

The man walked up and slashed the man across the left side of his face with an unknown object before fleeing the area, police said.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he received stitches for his wounds and was later released, authorities said.

The NYPD has released the above surveillance images of the man they're looking for, describing him as being in his 20s, last seen wearing a black jacket with brown fur, gray sweatpants, black sneakers, and a black hooded sweatshirt.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).