SOUNDVIEW, The Bronx -- The NYPD is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who slashed a victim using a machete early Saturday.
Police say the victim and suspect became involved in a verbal dispute inside of the restaurant El Carbonocito at 1524 Elder Ave. in Soundview around 1:15 a.m.
When the dispute escalated, the suspect pulled a machete out of an umbrella and slashed the victim in the arm, torso and shoulder.
The suspect was last seen wearing a Yankee hat.
The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.