Video Released in Mermaid Avenue Slashing

Video Released in Mermaid Avenue Slashing


CONEY ISLAND — Police have released video in efforts to identify the man who slashed a 52 year old man on Wednesday August 02, 2017.

Around 6pm, in front of 1615 Mermaid Avenue, the two men got into an argument, which lead to a physical altercation, and ended when the suspect slashed the victim’s left arm. The victim ended up at the hospital, while the assailant fled.

The man police are looking for is described as a 45 to 50 years old, 5’6″ tall, Hispanic. He was wearing a white shirt, camouflage hat, green shorts, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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