Group of men sought for stabbing man in early-morning altercation in Chinatown

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Photos courtesy of the NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a group of men who stabbed a man during an early-morning argument in Chinatown.

Police say that at 4 a.m. on June 27, the victim, a 20-year-old man, was involved in a dispute with a group of men in from of 38 Mott Street. The altercation turned physical with one of the suspects stabbing the victim in the torso with an unknown sharp object. 

The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The NYPD released photos of those described as persons of interest, described as Asian men in their 20s.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

Updated at 4:07 p.m. on July 2.

Editor’s note: A previous version of the story contained video that showed a man who was considered a person of interest in the incident. As of July 2, the NYPD confirmed that he is no longer a person of interest in the case.