Surveillance video shows man get slashed outside Bronx deli, arrest made

EMBED </>More News Videos

Kemberly Richardson has the latest details.

The NYPD arrested a man who they say slashed another man in the face outside a deli in the Bronx Tuesday. The whole incident was captured on camera.

Police said the incident happened just after 8:30 p.m. near Melrose Avenue and East 161st Street in the Morrisania section.

In the surveillance video below, you can see the man approach the victim who was standing against a building, and then lunge at him.
EMBED </>More News Videos

This surveillance video released by the NYPD shows a man attacking another man in the Bronx.


The NYPD said the attacker used a sharp instrument to cut the man on the left side of his face.

The attacker then took off westbound on East 161st Street.

31-year-old Michael Hall was arrested Thursday night. He faces assault and weapons charges.

Police have not released a motive, and say the men only knew each other in passing.
Related Topics:
newsslashingMorrisaniaNew York City
(Copyright ©2016 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments