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Man slashes Chelsea pedestrian in face, arms, back; victim rushed to hospital in serious condition

Police say this man stabbed another man. (NYPD)

CHELSEA, Manhattan — A man was stabbed in Chelsea on Thursday evening, officials.

The 27-year-old victim was attacked while on 29th Street near Seventh Avenue, police said. No identifying information is available for the victim.

Police say he was slashed in the face, arms and back.

NYPD officials believe a 6 foot, 2 inches tall man waring a blue shirt, red sneakers and black gloves slashed him. It was not immediately clear what led to the incident.

The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital in serious but stable condition, officials said.

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