NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City parks employee was slashed multiple times while on the job Sunday in the Bronx.

It happened in broad daylight around 2:45 p.m. on Jerome Avenue near East 22nd Street.

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Police said the 41-year-old victim got into an argument with another man, who slashed him across the face and chest.

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The suspect took off heading north on Jerome Avenue.

Th parks employee was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was treated and listed in stable condition.

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Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team