VIDEO: Man, 31, slashed on the cheek during Bronx robbery


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 31-year-old man was slashed in the cheek during a Bronx robbery last week, police said Wednesday as they released surveillance video of the incident.

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According to police, on March 10, around 10 p.m., an unidentified male approached the victim in front of an apartment building at 735 Magenta Street and displayed a knife before slashing him in the left cheek.

Authorities said the suspect then stole the victim’s cellphone and a wallet, which contained approximately $40.

The assailant is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie sweater, black pants and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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