NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City Department of Education worker was slashed in the face while shoveling snow in East Harlem Wednesday, police said.
The custodial cleaner was reportedly shoveling snow around 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, when he was attacked by three suspects in their late teens outside P.S. 102 Jacques Cartier, at 315 E. 113th St., police told 1010 WINS.
The 40-year-old man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.
The suspects fled the scene, police said.
Department of Education spokeswoman Marge Feinberg said the matter remained under investigation as of later Wednesday.
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