Man Slashed In Face On Greenwich Village Street

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p dir=”ltr”>Courtesy of @NYCityAlerts and newyork.cbslocal.com

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p dir=”ltr”>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was slashed in the face Wednesday night in Greenwich Village, police said.

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p dir=”ltr”>Around 8 p.m., the man was slashed at 490 LaGuardia Pl., just north of Houston Street, police said.

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p dir=”ltr”>He was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

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p dir=”ltr”>The slashing was being investigated as an assault, and there had been no arrests as of late Wednesday, police said.

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p dir=”ltr”>Police could not say whether the incident was random or unprovoked.

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p dir=”ltr”>Numerous slashing attacks have made headlines in the city in recent weeks – many of them random.

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p dir=”ltr”>Just Tuesday morning, a livery cab driver was slashed in the face after a quarrel with a passenger in Washington Heights. His injury required 60 stitches from his ear along his jawline to his chin.