Parolee busted for slashing boy during NYC bodega robbery

A man on parole was arrested Wednesday for allegedly slashing an 11-year-old boy during a robbery at a Manhattan bodega last week, police sources said.

Hector Diaz, 57, allegedly shoplifted a number of items then cut the victim’s right hand after he was confronted by a worker at the bodega on Avenue D in Alphabet City just after 12:15 p.m. last Wednesday, sources said.

The boy, who is the nephew of the clerk, was taken to Bellevue Hospital for minor injuries, police have said.

Diaz was picked up by members of the NYPD’s Warrant Squad at his Manhattan home. He was charged with robbery with a dangerous

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