Boy, 6, Slashed In Face In Bronx Mosque, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 6-year-old boy was slashed in the forehead at a Bronx mosque Sunday, police said.

The slashing happened earlier Sunday at the Masjid Salaam at Longwood Avenue and Hewitt Place, police said.

A witness told the New York Post that men who were fighting in the street spilled into the mosque, and one of them had a knife that cut the boy.

The boy was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln with minor injuries, police said.

Police said the suspect is a 30-year-old man.

The search continued for the suspect late Sunday.

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