12-year-old slashed across chest while playing basketball at Bronx playground

A 12-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was slashed across the chest at a playground in the Bronx.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Marble Hill Playground.

Police say the child was playing basketball when a teenage boy attacked him.

Officers say the teen ran from the scene.

The victim is expected to recover.

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