Agitated man slashed on face during confrontation outside grocery store

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SEATTLE —

A hostile man who was yelling at customers outside a grocery store was slashed on the face after an argument with another man escalated into an attack.

 Seattle police said officers were called to the 11100 block of Roosevelt Way Northeast near Northgate where a man had been outside both a Jiffy Lube and QFC in the Pinehurst neighborhood yelling, kicking and being hostile and confrontational toward customers and passersby. 

Police said that at one point, the agitated man confronted another man and was cut on the nose with a knife.

 The knife-wielding man left the scene and remains at large.  He is described as a light-skinned black man in his mid-20s, 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a slender build and light-colored hair in a ponytail.  He was last seen wearing a brown coat and brown shorts. 

 The victim’s injuries were non-life-threatening and he was taken to a hospital.