The owner of the recently-closed hotspot Da Silvano was mugged by two men early on Sunday morning in a brutal attack that left him with a fractured trachea. No arrests have been made, and police have now released a video of the two suspects in the mugging.
According to the cops, two men attacked Silvano Marchetto between midnight and 1 a.m. on Sunday morning in the lobby of the apartment building he lives in on Sixth Avenue. During the attack, one of the men choked Marchetto, while the other man stole his money. The two men got away with $1,812 and fled the scene, while Marchetto went to the hospital with a broken trachea the next day. The men were last seen wearing a green hoodie, blue jeans and black sneakers, and a black hoodie, black sweatpants and white sneakers, respectively.
Anyone with information in regards 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.