Sword attack in Eastchester in Bronx leaves man badly hurt

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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Man wanted in Eastchester sword attack
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EASTCHESTER, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are looking for a man wanted in a sword attack in the Bronx.

Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, near Merritt Avenue and Conner Street in Eastchester, a man got into an argument with another person who then followed the victim and attacked him with a sword.

According to the New York City Police Department, victim was seriously injured on his left arm. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect is described as a black man, 25-30 years old, wearing a black shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).