The NYPD is searching for the man who allegedly used two broken beer bottles to slash another man in the neck Saturday night in Crown Heights. The attack took place in front of a deli at the corner of Schenectady Avenue and Sterling Place at roughly 11 p.m.

According to the police, the two men had been caught up in a verbal dispute before the attacker lashed out with the glass bottles. A police source told CBS that the two men hadn't previously known each other.

The victim, a 40-year-old man, was taken to Kings County Hospital where he received 20 stitches. His assailant is described as a 5'9" 160 lb Hispanic man, 20 to 25 years old, wearing a black jacket, black sweater, and light-colored pants.

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.