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An attacker smashed a glass in someone’s face during an argument over a chair in a New York gay bar

A security image of the attack.
Photo: NYPD/Screenshot from YouTube

Police are looking for someone who smashed a glass into a man’s face at a gay bar in Chelsea this past weekend.

This past Friday, an incident took place at the Gym Bar, which calls itself New York’s Original Gay Sports Bar.

At around 7pm, an unknown male and the 56-year-old victim got into an argument over a “chair at the bar,” according to investigators. During the argument, the unknown man smashed a drink in the victim’s face. The assailant fled the scene.

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The victim suffered a laceration on the side of his head and was taken to a clinic. He is in stable condition.

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Security camera caught the attack.

Police want anyone with information about the attack or about the alleged assailant to call 1-800-577-TIPS (or 1-888-57-PISTA for Spanish). The suspect is believed to be a 25-30-year-old, 5’8″, with a Mohawk hairstyle.

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