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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

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A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.

The incident took place at around 2:30 p.m. on Merritt Avenue and Conner Street, the NYPD said.

The suspect and victim were involved in a dispute, according to police. The suspect followed the victim and attacked him with a sword, police said.

The victim suffered a serious injury to his arm, police said. He has been hospitalized and is in stable condition.





Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept confidential.


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