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(Hockey) slashing on E. 6th Street

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | A man whacked a woman in the leg with a hockey stick in the East Village, police said.

According to cops, a 26-year-old woman was walking in front of 433 E. Sixth St., between First Avenue and Avenue A, on Tues., April 9, around 10:30 p.m. when a stranger suddenly approached her and randomly hit her with the stick.

The attacker was last seen fleeing the scene on foot eastbound on E. Sixth Street. The victim was treated by E.M.S.

The suspect is described as having a thin build and was last seen wearing a black jacket, a light-colored hooded sweatshirt, light-colored pants and multicolored sneakers and toting a hockey stick.

Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at or on Twitter at @NYPDTips. All tips are strictly confidential.

One Comment

  1. Cooper UnionDad Cooper UnionDad April 19, 2024

    Awful, hope he’s caught quickly. The police precinct is 1 block away on 5th street between 1st and 2nd- more foot patrols are welcome!

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