3 Men Attack With Machete, Knife; Sever Victim’s Finger

Published on January 22, 2017, 4:46 pm
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Three attackers armed with a machete and knives assaulted a 25-year-old man, cutting him and severing his left pinky finger, police said.

The attack late Saturday in a home on Briggs Avenue in Bedford Park of Bronx left the victim in critical but stable condition, police said. He suffered multiple lacerations to his arms and legs. 

The three men, all in their 20s, fled after the attack, police said. Investigators are asking for help finding them. 

One wore a blue and white jacked, a blue baseball cape and white sneakers; another wore a blue jacket, a dark colored baseball cap, white pants and black sneakers; the third had a ponytail and wore a black t-shirt, dark colored pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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