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This man is wanted for slashing a Pioneer store employee after trying to steal cereal. (NYPD)

WAKEFIELD, The Bronx — After getting caught trying to steal cereal, this man slashed an employee in the Bronx, police said.

On Friday at 5:30 p.m., the suspect went into a Pioneer store at 3942 White Plains Road and tried to steal cereal, police said.

An employee stopped him and took back the cereal.

The suspect then cut the employee on the left side of his face with a small knife and fled the scene, police said.victim refused medical attention

The victim refused medical attention. The man wanted for the slashing is in his mid-twenties to mid-thirties, between 5 foot 8 inches and 5 foot 11 inches tall.

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