VAN NEST, the Bronx — Police are looking for a man they say attacked another man as he walked out of a Bronx deli earlier in October.
On Friday, Oct. 4, around 4:30 p.m., a 63-year-old man was exiting a deli on Thieriot Avenue, near East Tremont Avenue in the Van Nest neighborhood of the Bronx.
When the he walked outside, a man he did not know slashed him in the face with a sharp object, police said.
The attacker then fled the scene in an unknown direction.
The two men had never interacted previously, according to officials.
The victim was taken to a local hospital where he received stitches for a laceration to his nose, police said.
The NYPD has released the above surveillance images of a man they are looking for in connection to the attack.
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