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Attacker partially severs his own finger while stabbing man in the Bronx

Posted at 3:35 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 17:27:39-04

KINGSBRIDGE, the Bronx — A 35-year-old man was repeatedly stabbed in the back on a Bronx street early Tuesday morning, police said.

Police have asked for help identifying this man in connection to a Bronx stabbing. (NYPD)

The attacker partially severed a finger from his own left hand during the stabbing on Broadway near Naples Terrace, officials said. He then fled southbound on Broadway.

Emergency medical services took the stabbing victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, an NYPD spokesperson said.

Police have asked for help identifying the stabber. He’s believed to be in his mid to late 20s. The man has a beard. He also has a large tattoo on the bottom of his right forearm and a tattoo on his upper right arm. The man was last seen wearing a red baseball hat, white T-shirt and dark colored shorts. He has a missing portion of a finger on his left hand.

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