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Cops collar man in wild W. 14th St. garage slashing

Police on Friday announced an arrest in a vicious slashing inside a Greenwich Village garage one month ago.

David Young, a 31-year-old man described as homeless, was collared for the attack and charged with assault.

After the Aug. 24 slashing, police released this photo of the alleged suspect. (Courtesy N.Y.P.D.)

Police said that in the incident, on Mon., Aug. 24, around 3:20 p.m., a 52-year-old man got into an argument with Young, who chased him into a garage at 222 W. 14th St., between Seventh and Eight Aves.

The victim tripped and fell and the attacker slashed and stabbed him twice in his neck and chest. The victim staggered to his feet and rushed away with the help of a parking attendant, who kept the attacker at bay.

The injured man was removed to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.

According to police, at the time of the assault, Young was sporting a black dress, pink bandana on his head and black stockings, along with dark-colored sneakers.

Police did not provide a motive for the attack or any details on what may have been said during the dispute.

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