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63-Year-Old Man Slashed By Stranger Outside Bodega In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 63-year-old man was slashed in the face outside a bodega in the Bronx.

Investigators called it an unprovoked attack.

Police said the victim was leaving the bodega on Thieriot Avenue around 4:35 p.m. on Oct. 4 in the Parkchester section when he was attacked.

The man was taken to the hospital and needed stitches on his nose.

Police released surveillance video of a man wanted for questioning in the case. He appears to be wearing a red hooded, zip-up jacket and dark colored shorts.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637.

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