Caught On Camera, Party City Employee Slashed in Face in Bronx Store
BRONX- A worker in a Party City store in the Throggs Neck Shopping Center was slashed in the face by a man as two others acted as lookouts. Police released the chilling video which captured the attack.
The attack happened at around 1 pm on March 14. On the store surveillance video, the worker is seen leaning over a shopping cart when a man approached him from behind.
The attacker is seen pulling an object across the worker’s face and then hitting him several times. Cops say this shows the victim being slashed across the face and then slashed in the head and arm. The attacker and his accomplices then ran out of the store.
“The safety of our team members is our top priority and we were shocked by this senseless act of violence,” Party City officials said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with our team member during this time.
Cops did not discuss motive for the attack or if it was gang related.
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