Man robbed, slashed in attack in downtown Manchester park
MANCHESTER – A 32-year-old man suffered slash wounds to his arms, torso and legs when he was attacked in Veterans Park Monday night.
Three men attacked and robbed the man about 8:30 p.m., and one of the assailants cut him with a silver box cutter during what police described as a violent struggle. One of the attackers also hit the man in the side of the face with a rock.
The robbers took his money and prescription medication, he told investigators.
The assailant with the box cutter is described as a black man, 5-foot-10 to 6-foot tall with short dreadlocks and wearing a striped shirt.
The other assailants were described as a white man about 5-foot-10 with a thin build and a black man about 5-foot-10. The injured man was unable to describe their clothing or provide any other details.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 668-8711. Anonymous tips for cash rewards may be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at manchestercrimeline.org.