Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Man Slashed in Face During Attempted Robbery In Jackie Robinson Park


By Geoffrey Croft

A man was slashed in his face last night during an attempted robbery in Jackie Robinson Park, NYC Park Advocates has learned.
The 45-year-old victim was walking to the bathroom in the park while counting money when he was approached by five males and one female who demanded the money. 

The victim refused and the assailants punched him several times, knocking him to the ground.

Once on the ground he was slashed on the left side of the face with a knife.

No property was removed.

The victim was taken to Harlem hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The incident occurred last night at 5:30 p.m. in the park near West 152nd Street and Broadhurst Avenue.

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