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Video released in Midtown slashing

August 9, 2012 5:52:13 PM PDT
Police investigating a slashing in Midtown are looking to question two men caught on camera right before the crime.

The video shows one of the men barge behind the counter of a deli and grab a huge knife.

As he walks out, another man grabs him and appears to be trying to reason with him.

The images were captured shortly before 4 a.m. on July 21st, near the corner of 2nd Avenue and 55th Street.

A 23-year-old man ended up getting slashed in the leg and was taken to the hospital.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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