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Man Brutally Stabs Customer in the Face at Le Souk on LaGuardia Place

The victim required 50 stitches.


Things got scary at NYU hang and hookah bar Le Souk around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. A customer was stabbed repeatedly in the face by a man in the restaurant in an attempt to disfigure him, say police. The attacker went on to stab another guest at the bar in the hand with an unidentified sharp object, reports DNAinfo. The first victim's gashes required more than 50 stitches; the second victim was bruised and suffered a small cut. The attacker was arrested and charged with two counts of felony assault and held on a $30,000 bail that was posted the following day. He's due in court on July 2. Le Souk has remained quiet about the incident.

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