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Police are looking for a man suspected of slashing five people in the face in Mott Haven on Saturday morning.

Between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11:40 a.m., a man approached five different victims separately and slashed them in the face before running away, police said.


The first four attacks took place near the intersection of East 148th Street and Willis Avenue. The fifth attack took place near Oak Terrace and Crimmins Avenue.

All five of the victims were men between the ages of 23 and 50. They were treated at Lincoln Hospital for lacerations to the face.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect, who is described as thin, in his 20's, and with a Mohawk haircut.He was last seen in a hooded sweatshirt with camouflage pants.

Anyone with information on the case can call 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and enter TIP577.

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