NYPD exposed a video of the horrific scene of the Chinatown attack.
- A man, 26, was attacked by about a dozen people in Chinatown on Friday.
- The group beat the victim, cut him several times, stripped him, and stole his clothes and phone.
- NYPD released a video from the scene urging witnesses to help with the investigation.
A male victim, 26, from Brooklyn, was ambushed by a group of about a dozen people in Chinatown, the New York Post reveals. Right after the man got off a bus from Atlanta, he was chased by the suspects, who beat him, cut him several times, stripped him, and stole his clothes and cell phone.
A police source explained:
“They attacked him as soon as he got off the bus from Atlanta.”
According to police reports, the gang attacked the victim on Friday at around 11:30 a.m. The appalling incident occurred near Canal and Allen streets in Manhattan. Not only did the assailants beat the 26-year-old, but they also cut him with an unknown object.
The NYPD released a video of the scene. They are currently urging witnesses to help with the investigation.
🚨WANTED for ROBBERY: On 1/22, at 11:30 AM, in the vicinity of Canal St & Allen St in Manhattan, a group of individuals assaulted a 26-year-old male victim and removed his cell phone, pants, underwear and shoes. Any info? Call/DM @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. All calls are anonymous pic.twitter.com/qcSOfZWSC4
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) January 23, 2021
The man had four slash wounds to his torso, two to his head and one to his hand. After attaching him, the group reportedly fled in three vehicles – a van and two sedans.
If you have any information about the incident, NYPD urges you to Call/DM NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.