Man slashed in face inside Manhattan deli; police searching for suspect

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Saturday, December 24, 2022
Man slashed in face inside Manhattan deli
A man was slashed in the face inside a deli at 48 West 48th Street in Manhattan on Friday night.

MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) -- A search is underway after a man was slashed in the face inside a deli in Manhattan on Friday.

The incident happened just before 5:30 p.m. at 48 West 48th Street.

Police say a man was slashed in the face inside the deli.

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He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

Police say that the incident appeared to stem from two intoxicated men, possibly homeless, getting into an argument inside the deli.

They describe the suspect as a man in his 30s wearing a red and black-hooded shirt.

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The unusual arrest was caught on camera. Derick Waller reports from the 14th Street A/C/E station in Chelsea.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.


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