By Geoffrey Croft
A Bronx resident was slashed while jogging in Van Cortlandt Park on Tuesday night according to police.
The victim, 29, was running in the park near Putnam Trail South at approximately 7:30 p.m. when two black two males in their mid twenties approached him. One of the attackers slashed the runner on his right cheek with an unknown weapon. He suffered a 2-inch laceration.
The victim refused medical attention.
The assailants fled into the woods.
One of the attackers was described approximately 6 feet tall with a small afro and wearing a red Adidas hooded sweatshirt.
Police have no description of the second assailant.
The incident occurred within the confines of the 50 Pct.