NYPD seek 2 men accused of slashing man, attempted robbery in Brooklyn

Kimberly Dole
February 13, 2020 - 9:28 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) --  Police released surveillance early Thursday of two men linked to a violent attempted robbery in Brooklyn.

The incident occurred at 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 5, is the Sunset Park section when officials say the two suspects approached a 31-year-old man near 52 Street and 5th Avenue and demanded his money.

The victim refused to comply and the individuals brandished a box cutter and slashed him in the neck and cheek, police say.

Both suspects fled the location on foot in an unknown direction.

EMS transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was treated and released.

Authorities say no property was taken from the victim as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.

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