Police seek man for slashing victim, attempting to burglarize home

August 5, 2019 Jaime DeJesus
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Cops are searching for a male suspect they say attacked a man and tried to burglarize a home in Bensonhurst.

According to authorities, on July 29 at around 7 a.m., the man got into an argument with another man, 54, inside a construction site near 64th Street and 20th Avenue. The suspect then allegedly slashed the other man in the face with a sharp object and fled the scene. After the attack, cops say, the suspect tried to break into a private home near Bay Ridge Avenue and 21st Street through the side window but couldn’t.

The victim was taken to Coney Island Hospital and is listed in stable condition.  

Police describe the suspect as a Black male; he was last seen wearing a du-rag.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents 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.

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