8 suspects wanted after slashing man in violent Bronx robbery

The NYPD was searching for eight suspects wanted in a slashing and violent mugging in the Kingsbridge Heights section of the Bronx.

On Oct. 12 at about 9:22 p.m., the group approached a 21-year-old man in front of 4 West Kingsbridge Road and began kicking and punching him before slashing him in the face with a cutting instrument, said police.

The group then took the man's cell phone and fled.

EMS responded and transported the man to an area hospital in stable condition.

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Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.