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Man slashed outside Brooklyn bar: police

Posted at 10:17 PM, Dec 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 15:24:41-05

A man was slashed, punched and kicked outside a Brooklyn bar by a group of individuals on Sunday night, police said.

This began at around 8:30 p.m. inside Woodland Bar on Flatbush Avenue. The dispute escalated, at which point the individuals physically attacked the victim by punching and kicking him, authorities said. The attack continued outside the bar and one of the individuals displayed a cutting instrument which he used to slash the victim in his torso and elbow.

The victim went by private means to an area hospital, where he received 15 stitches.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.