Cops are looking for two suspects accused of attacking a man on the Lower East Side last weekend.
The incident occurred around 4:13 a.m. on Sunday, October 16th, in front of 142 Orchard Street. According to the NYPD, "One of the two individuals knocked a paper bag out of the 22 year-old male victim's hands. When the victim confronted the individual, the second individual punched the victim in the face. During the ensuing struggle the first individual cut the victim with a sharp instrument."
The assailants fled north on Orchard. The victim was treated for a laceration to his left forearm at Bellevue Hospital.
Police released surveillance footage of the suspects, describing one as wearing a dark colored jacket and dark colored pants and the other as wearing a white t-shirt, white pants and a dark colored baseball cap.
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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.