Machete-wielding man slashes teen at New York laundromat in dispute over money, police say

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Police Machete-wielding man slashes teen at New York laundromat in dispute over money

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A man with a machete walked into a New York laundromat and slashed a teen who was playing video games in a dispute over money, police said.

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Authorities said that after attacking the 18-year-old and slashing the teen's arm, the suspect ran out and into a black BMW, WNBC reported.

There were two other men in the vehicle. During the machete attack, surveillance video shows one of the men appear to throw a bottle at the building, WNBC reported.

The teen was taken to a hospital with a deep cut, WPIX reported. He is in stable condition, WNBC reported.

Police say the man targeted the teen. Investigators said the teen knew the suspects and believe the attack was the result of a dispute over money, WABC reported.

Fire officials said three other people were taken to a hospital with unknown injuries, WABC reported.