Man sought for questioning in connection to a Laurelton slashing outside of a deli

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Cops are looking a man who may know something about an assault that took place outside of a Laurelton corner store last month.

According to police, at 4:27 p.m. on Jan. 30, a 29-year-old man got into an argument with a unidentified man outside of 4 Star Deli & Grill, located at 218-30 Merrick Blvd.

The altercation turned physical, authorities said, when the suspect pulled out a knife and slashed the victim above the right eye and below the left eye. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Officers from the 105th Precinct and EMS responded to the scene. Paramedics took the victim to a local hospital in stable condition.

Cops described the person wanted for questioning as a black man in his 20s, standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing between 140 and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white jacket, black sweater with a red hoody and a blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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