Tribeca slashing leaves man seriously wounded, suspect on run: cops

Crime scene in Queens
FILE – A crime scene
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Police in Tribeca are looking for the suspect who slashed a man in the face on Sunday night.

Law enforcement sources said the attack occurred in front of 71 Reade St., near Bogardus Plaza, at about 11:35 p.m. on May 26.

Officers from the 1st Precinct reported that the victim, a 27-year-old man, had been slashed across the left side of his face. EMS rushed him to Bellevue Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

As of Monday morning, police sources were still investigating the motive for the attack, which was not immediately known.

Authorities were said to be looking for a male suspect between 30 and 40 years of age with a medium build, who was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a black baseball cap while fleeing eastbound along Chambers Street.

Anyone with information regarding the assault can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on X (formerly Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.