Cops seek knife-wielding man wanted in Sunset Park slashing

April 26, 2019 Jaime DeJesus
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Cops are searching for a man wanted in connection with an assault in Sunset Park.

According to authorities, on April 17 at around 4:20 a.m., the victim, a 29-year-old man, was outside a deli at 50th Street and Third Avenue when he got involved in a dispute with the suspect who then took out a knife and slashed the victim in the back twice.

EMS transported the victim to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

Police describe the suspect as an Hispanic man, 5’9”, in his early twenties.

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Anyone with information in regard to the suspect’s identity 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, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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