March 12, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are searching for a gang of five men wanted in connection to a violent slashing that took place at the corner of 28th Avenue and Steinway Street last month.
The attack occurred on Saturday, Feb. 29, at around 2 a.m. when the five unidentified suspects set upon the 27-year-old victim, police said. The incident was unprovoked.
The attackers stabbed and slashed the man multiple times to his ear, shoulder and body before fleeing the scene on foot, according to police.
The victim was taken to Cornell Hospital in a stable condition.
Police described the suspects as being approximately 20 to 30 years of age.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).