Gang assault leaves man’s face slashed with a bottle in the south Bronx

Photos courtesy of NYPD

Police are tracking down a group of violent criminals responsible for a gang assault earlier this week in the 41st Precinct.

A 29-year-old male victim was in front of 938 East 163rd St. when he was allegedly confronted by  group of men and women on Monday, May 4 around 1 a.m.

Police said they knocked the victim to the ground and punched and kicked the victim all over his the body multiple times before slashing the victim about the face with a glass bottle.

One of the assailants also poured an unknown liquid on the victim’s face while he was incapacitated on the sidewalk, according to the NYPD.

The victim was sent to Lincoln Hospital with bruising to the body and lacerations to the face.

Police also released this footage of the suspects, who fled in an unknown direction at the time:

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of these individuals is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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