Man critically injured in machete attack

- A man lost a finger when three men armed with machetes attacked him in a brutal attack in the Bronx.  It happened late Saturday night in an apartment building on Briggs Ave.

The NYPD says the men attacked a 25-year-old in a hallway with a knife along with the machetes.  The victim suffered a severed left pinky and multiple lacerations to his arms and legs.  He was taken to a hospital in critical but stable condition.

The attackers ran away and police are still trying to find them.

The first suspect is Hispanic, in his 20s; last seen wearing a blue and white jacket, a blue baseball cap and white sneakers.

The second suspect is Hispanic, in his 20s; last seen wearing a blue jacket, a dark colored baseball cap, white pants and black sneakers.

The third suspect is Hispanic, in his 20s, with his hair in a ponytail; last seen wearing a black t-shirt, dark colored pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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