A 19-year-old hispanic man says he was slashed in his forearm yesterday in Central Park at 5:00 pm NYC Park Advocates has learned.
The victim says the incident began as a stare down contest in the vicinity of 107th street in the park and became violent when the other man pulled out a sharp object and cut him.
The victim went to St. Luke's Hospital where he received three stitches.
He became uncooperative in the investigtion sources say when police found out he had an outstanding warrant.
Dion Mickens, 19, was taken to Criminal Court for proessesing.
Mickens has seven prior arrests, the latest on March 29th for Assault 2.
- Geoffrey Croft