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MIDTOWN, Manhattan– Police are investigating a 62-year-old man’s death after he was found slashed in Midtown Sunday morning.

NYPD encountered the man at the intersection of 36th St. and Sixth Ave. around 9 a.m. Sunday with lacerations to this chin.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives looked at surveillance video and saw an altercation between the victim and an unknown man. Police found him and took him into custody where he is facing an assault charge, police said. However, charges may be upgraded if medical examiner rules the incident a homicide.