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Caught On Video: Man Beaten, Slashed In Brutal Robbery Outside Bronx Deli

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A 19-year-old is in critical condition after an assault that was caught on camera in the Bronx.

It happened in broad daylight shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday outside the Bronx Zoo Deli on Southern Boulevard.

Surveillance video shows two suspects waiting for the victim to exit the store.

One hits him several times with a wooden object, while the other allegedly slashed his neck with a knife.

Police said the suspects stole the man's cellphone before fleeing in a blue Honda Civic.

The victim was rushed to New York Presbyterian Hospital with bruising to his body and a cut on his neck.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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