THE BRONX — Authorities have asked for assistance in identifying the man who allegedly slashed a New York City Parks Department employee in the Bronx Sunday afternoon.
The 41-year-old city employee engaged in a verbal dispute with a man in the vicinity of Jerome Avenue and West 192 Street, near St. James Park, around 2:45 p.m., police said.
The suspect then used a knife and slashed the victim across the face and chest multiple times, according to authorities.
The suspect fled, and the victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated for his injuries, cops said.
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